Esteemed medical expert and popular TV figure, Dr. Uchenna Okoye, known for her appearances on programs such as “This Morning” and “10 Years Younger”, has tragically passed away at the age of 53 due to a sudden illness.
Dr. Okoye’s family confirmed her passing on her official Instagram Stories on September 15, 2023, expressing their heartbreak and asking for privacy during this challenging time.
A heartbreaking statement posted on Dr. Uchenna’s Instagram said she had fallen ill at home on Friday, September 15, and died shortly after. No cause of death has been provided by her family.
Her representatives told Sky News the mother-of-one was taken ill at home.
They added: “At this time, we ask for your prayers for her young daughter, her family, her team of staff at London Smiling Dental Group and her friends who are all struggling to come to terms with her loss.”
Dr. Okoye was a medical expert on ITV’s This Morning and contributed to a string of other programmes, newspapers, and magazines.
She was perhaps best known for appearing on 10 Years Younger, which started on Channel 4, and its spin-off show 10 Years Younger In 10 Days on Channel 5.