Woman, 25, collapses and dies at Michael Owen’s stables
A woman working at stables owned by ex-Liverpool footballer Michael Owen has collapsed and died, police said.
The unnamed 25-year-old fell ill at around 8:50am on Tuesday at the Manor House Stables, in Malpas, Cheshire, owned by the ex-Liverpool footballer.
Emergency services attended the stables, but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene, Cheshire Police said in a statement.
Officers said the death is not being treated as suspicious and her next of kin have been informed.
Posting on Twitter, Manor House Stables said: “It is with deep sadness that we have to announce that a much-valued member of our team died at work this morning.
“The family have been informed and both the family and the team at Manor House request privacy at this time.”
— Manor House Stables (@MHS_HorseRacing) March 28, 2023
The stables, built as a training facility created for Owen, 43, and his family, were set up in 2006.
It has been the base for trainer Hugo Palmer since last spring.