Brooke Warne looks emotional as she visits her late father Shane’s London home for the first time since his death – just days after her 25th birthday
Shane Warne‘s daughter Brooke has endured the harrowing task of clearing out her late father’s home three months after his death.
The legendary cricketer died from a heart attack on March 4 while on holiday in Koh Samui, Thailand. He was 52.
Brooke, 25, was pictured on Wednesday at Shane’s $4.7million mansion in north-west London as she carried bags of his belongings to a van parked outside.
Shane Warne’s daughter Brooke has visited her late father’s $4.7million mansion in north-west London for the first time since his death in March
Brooke was joined by a group of supportive friends, and appeared visibly emotional as she got to work.
According to onlookers, one friend clutched a packet of tissues throughout the day in case Brooke needed to dry her eyes.
Brooke, who celebrated her 25th birthday just two days earlier, dressed casually in a white T-shirt, gold earrings and matching necklace.
Brooke, 25, had the harrowing task of clearing out her late father’s home on Wednesday
Brooke was joined by a group of supportive friends, and appeared visibly emotional as she got to work carrying bags of Shane’s belongings to a van parked nearby
She tied her hair back into a no-fuss ponytail and chose not to wear any makeup.
Brooke is the eldest of Shane’s three children from his marriage to ex-wife Simone Callahan.
According to onlookers, one friend clutched a packet of tissues throughout the day in case Brooke needed to dry her eyes
‘Happy birthday, Brookie. Twenty-five today’, Simone wrote on Instagram on Monday, sharing reel of never-before-seen family photos.
‘Pure sunshine you are! Our number one girl and we all love you so much. Wishing you the most special day and hope you have fun in London town,’ she added.
Simone said Shane, who was a devoted father, would also be sending her well-wishes on her special day.
Brooke, who celebrated her 25th birthday just two days earlier, wore a white T-shirt and tied her blonde hair in a no-fuss ponytail
‘I know dad would be so proud of you, sending you all the wishes in the universe today and always,’ she said.
The reel included a number of photos of Simone, Shane and their children in happier times – mostly during sun-soaked family holidays.
Brooke replied to her mother in the comments section: ‘Love you so much, mama.
‘Special words. Would be lost without you, missing you and thank you for the birthday reel.’
After filling up the trunk, a solemn-looking Brooke was seen driving away from the property
The sighting came days after Simone shared a loving message to Brooke on her 25th birthday, telling her daughter that Shane would be ‘proud’ of her. Pictured: Simone and Shane in 2010
‘Pure sunshine you are! Our number one girl and We all love you so much. Wishing you the most Special day and hope you have fun in London Town,’ Simone wrote, sharing a reel of never before seen family photos, including many with Shane
Shane and Simone also share son Jackson, 23, and daughter Summer, 20.
Shane died on March 4 at the age of 52 while on holiday with his friends in Koh Samui, Thailand. He died from ‘natural causes’, an autopsy concluded.
Thai police said that he was staying in the villa with four friends, and when one of the group tried to wake Shane for food at around 5pm local time he was found to be unresponsive.
Kylie Minogue, Hugh Jackman, and Chris Martin paid tribute to Shane at his star-studded state memorial.
Shane (pictured) died on March 4, the first day of a Thai holiday on the island of Koh Samui, after suffering a heart attack in his luxury villa aged just 52