A mum who was shopping with her son has died after collapsing in a shopping centre in China.

The 52-year-old, who was from a well-known family in China’s Chongqing, collapsed at a shopping center in the northern city of Shenzhen.

Her son, a resident of the area, rushed her to the emergency room.

The mother was airlifted to hospital where she later died.

Her body was returned to the family home, where her husband was also found dead.

The authorities have said the cause of death is under investigation.

The local authorities in the city have been investigating the case for several days.