Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Alberta Woman Drowns While in Cancun for Friend's Wedding; Body Located Next Day

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Alberta Woman Drowns While in Cancun for Friend's Wedding; Body Located Next Day

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Alberta woman drowns off coast of Cancun

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ROSEBUD, Alta. - A 26-year-old Alberta woman has drowned off the coast of Cancun, Mexico.

The Expediente Quintanaroo, a regional news organization, said Anna Hudson was swimming with a friend in the Caribbean Sea off the beach of the Hotel Iberostar at around 7:00 p.m. Wednesday when she disappeared.

Hudson's friend alerted authorities, but Anna's mother, Bonita Hudson of Rosebud, Alta., says the search was called off after approximately four hours due to inclement weather.

Her daughter's body was located Thursday morning.

Hudson says her daughter went to Cancun with her boyfriend on Wednesday for the wedding of her best friend.

She says Anna was swimming with the bride and groom-to-be when the tide pulled her away from the shore.

"Anna truly was the heart of our family and was always looking out for the good of everyone around her," said Bonita Hudson. …

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