Ikea store worker collapses and dies

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A woman has died after collapsing in Ikea at Giltbrook this morning (Thursday, August 8).

The store worker was said to be in her 40s, and police said there were no suspicious circumstances.

IKEA store manager, Johanna Heuren, said: “I am deeply saddened to confirm that this morning a co-worker was found collapsed whilst on duty at work. “First aid was administered and emergency services arrived on site, however the co-worker was pronounced dead on arrival at hospital.

“Our thoughts are with the her family at this difficult time.”

Police were called just after 7.20am.