Son Of Tipperary Horse Trainer Found Dead


Mr Michael Morris

A full investigation is now under way following the death of a 30 year old Co. Tipperary man who was found dead on Monday last, while on a hiking holiday in Argentina. The death is understood to have been caused by carbon monoxide poisoning.

The man, named locally as Mr Christopher Morris; the son of well-known former professional jockey and horse trainer Mr Michael Morris, from Fethard, Co. Tipperary, (latter third son of Lord and Lady Killanin, former president of the International Olympic Committee from 1972 to 1980) was found dead, at an apartment in the Mendoza Province of Argentina.

The dead man’s father, Tipperary resident Mr Michael (‘Mouse’) Morris has been a prominent figure in Irish National Hunt racing for over 30 years.

The body of Mr Christopher Morris was found in an apartment, together with his that of a flatmate.

The Department of Foreign Affairs state that they are aware of the case and are providing consular assistance to the Morris family.

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