Lucy Kennedy, 56-year old who appeared on The Apprentice has been found dead near her kennels.
The celebrity dog walker’s dead body was discovered by police, who are treating her death as a mystery and are still not suspecting any foul play.
Lucy Kennedy who owns Happy Dogs was seen on a number of TV shows over the years.
Police reportedly found her body on October 31 near her kennels in Tetsworth village near Thame, Oxon and it has been a “real shock” to residents in the area.
According to a neighbor in Bayswater, west London he told The Sun: “It has come as a real shock because she was still quite young.There are lots of different rumors flying around.
“We have been told that it could have been health problems. But others are saying it is something more sinister.
“She was a bit of a local celebrity around here. Everyone knew her. She was a lovely woman. It’s extremely sad.”
The newspaper adds that Thames Valley Police have confirmed the mystery death, but are unable to unravel the cause of at the time of filing this report, while the case was been passed onto the Oxfordshire coroner.
Consequently, an inquest into her death had been opened and adjourned two weeks ago, and a full hearing is expected to take place in 2017.
Lucy has been involved in numerous dog training programs on TV and was featured on the famous TV show “The Apprentice” in its 8th season when the teams were tasked with making their own brand of dog food.
Lucy and her dog Ted have also appeared on “The Wright Stuff” and “It’s Me or The Dog” where Ted tied for first place in the intelligence contest!
They were also stars of the Sky One series “A Different Breed”. More about this show can be seen here.
Lucy was said to have also featured in many news articles, where she was asked for her opinion and stories.