British TV property Dr Uchenna Okoya has died pursuing a abrupt unwellness astatine the property of 53.
Her household has shared the quality connected Okoya's societal media accounts.
"We are heartbroken to denote that Dr Uchenna Okoye sadly passed distant aft a abrupt unwellness connected Friday 15th September 2023," it reads.
"We cognize galore of you volition beryllium devastated and shocked to spot this post.
"We inquire for your prayers and immoderate privateness astatine this hard time. We volition beryllium successful interaction successful the coming days."
Okoya's colleagues person besides paid tribute.
"Unbelievably bittersweet to perceive of the passing of @druchennaokoye," ITV's Holly Willoughby wrote.
"We archetypal worked unneurotic galore moons agone with @oralb_uk and she was precise benignant to me… and past of people again, giving her proposal connected @thismorning.
"Sending each my emotion to her family."
Andrea McLean from Loose Women commented: "This is the saddest news. Please walk on my emotion and prayers to her family."
She is survived by her daughter.
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Okoye was a starring dentist successful her tract and a subordinate of some the American and British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
She was an honorary clinician astatine St George's Hospital successful London, and sat connected the committee of the British Association of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Okoye was a regular impermanent connected ITV's This Morning arsenic good arsenic 10 Years Younger successful 10 Days and BBC Breakfast.
Her origin of decease is unknown.