How Nollywood actress Chinedu Nwankwo better known as Chi Bernards, died has been revealed.
It was gathered that the movie star was confirmed dead at the East Side hospital Enugu after she slumped while cleaning the Chapel of St. Leo the Great Catholic Church Federal Housing.
The Priest Rev Fr. Uchendu Chukwuma and some parishioners rushed her to the hospital where she was confirmed dead.
Efforts are being made to contact her family members before depositing her body in the morgue.
The cause of her death is yet unknown.
However, a few hours after the report of her demise, her colleagues are mourning her in different ways.
For Iheme Nancy, who buried her mother a few days ago and had late Chi as she’s fondly called come all the way to console her, she is yet to come to terms with the shocking death.
Sharing photos of Chi Bernards lifeless body on her Instagram page, Iheme wrote, “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.