The cause of death of Nollywood actress Chinedu Nwankwo, also known as Chi Bernards, has been discovered.
The movie star was said to have died at Enugu’s East Side Hospital after collapsing while cleaning the Chapel of St. Leo the Great Catholic Church Federal Housing.
Rev Fr. Uchendu Chukwuma, the parish priest, and some parishioners rushed her to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
Before her body is deposited at the mortuary, efforts are being made to reach her family members.
Her death has yet to be determined.
Her colleagues, on the other hand, are expressing their grief in a variety of ways barely hours after learning of her death.
Iheme Nancy, who recently buried her mother and had late Chi, as she’s affectionately known, come all the way to console her, is still coming to grips with the terrible passing.
Sharing photos of Chi Bernards lifeless body on her Instagram page, Nancy penned emotional words, “Just on 22nd you came all the way from Enugu to my hometown for my mother’s burial. You chatted me last night for me to reply you this early morning, you said Men are Mean , then you called me to check on me , asking me how am coping with my mother’s death not knowing it was the last time I will ever hear from you. Baby your dead shocked me under how many (5) hours and then ,the news of your death. God have mercy on your soul. I feel broken. Chi babym…. oh my goodness. when I saw your lifeless body from the video I felt numb. God reveal that which we don’t know. @chi_benards May your soul Rest In Peace.’
Chi Bernards has featured in many movies including The Big Mama’s Stick, Money fever, The Mad, The Last Manhood, Mad Love etc.