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BRUNKSWICK COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) - A northern Virginia woman who was pulled from the bottom of a local lake Sunday has died in the hospital.

Investigators with the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office told CBS 6 Senior Reporter Wayne Covil that the victim was taking a scuba diving lesson with her husband at Lake Rawlings in Brunswick County.  

Lake officials said the woman, who is in her mid thirties, disappeared from the group Sunday afternoon around 1:15.

When they found her, she was at the bottom of the lake and no longer breathing.  Her rescuers performed CPR until she could be med-flighted to VCU Medical Center.  

However, officials said the woman died at VCU Medical Center hours after she was pulled from the lake. 

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