02/10/10 - Devon - UK: Tributes to grandmother and shopkeeper who died in fall from
Tributes have been paid to a popular
shopkeeper who has died in a tragic accident after falling from her horse.
Grandmother-of-four Gillian Ashley,
60, was discovered by holidaymakers lying on a track in Beer, East Devon, a short distance from her unmounted horse.
Police say Mrs Ashley – who
owned Beer Village Store – suffered a fractured spine in the accident on Thursday.
They are now appealing for witnesses
to come forward with any information as to what caused the accident or could have alarmed the horse. Anyone with information
is asked to contact the Police on 08452 777 444, quoting log number 428 300910.
Source: This is Plymouth