Tragic death of air rage mum-of-two

A Wigan woman who made international headlines when she was assaulted by her husband in a trans-Atlantic air rage incident has been found dead.

Friday, 21st April 2017, 10:19 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:31 pm
Bolton Coroner's Court

Mum-of-two Sharon Halliwell was attacked by her millionaire spouse Darren during a British Airways flight from Heathrow to Houston in 2015.

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No foul play is suspected in this latest tragedy and the circumstances surrounding the 48-year-old’s death are being handled by the coroner.

A coroner’s office spokesman said: “We have had the death of a Sharon Halliwell reported to us and that the deceased was pronounced life extinct at her home address in the Wigan area on April 18.”

An inquest has yet to open.