Reports from the scene are that a woman, who appeared to have been in her thirties, had been walking on the rocks when she slipped and fell into the water near Margate's North Beach.
NOW READ: Police probing Baggies beach drowningLifeguards responded and pulled her from the water.
Rescuers carried her back to shore and found that she was unresponsive.
"Medics began a full Advanced Life Support resuscitation, but her condition deteriorated rapidly," said Herbst.
Herbst says she was declared dead at the scene.
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the drowning.
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