Coronation Street actor Joseph Wandera dies aged 27

ITV Coronation Street actor Joseph Wandera dies aged 27 on holiday in Costa Rica

The promising actor died as a while on holiday in Costa Rica last month after complaining he was “feeling ill”.


Coroner Julie Robertson heard from police coroner officer Kathy Dixon who confirmed Joseph had died after suffering a seizure.


The actor had attended a party on the night of his death Ms Dixon said: “Whilst at a party, Joseph rang his girlfriend and explained that he did not feel well.


“He had lost sight in one eye and lost sensation in the left side of his body.


“He contacted a friend who picked him up and took him back to their apartment. Joseph went to sleep on the sofa.”


Ms Dixon continued: “A few hours later, the friend found Joseph on the sofa having a seizure.


“Medics were called but they were unable to revive him and he sadly passed away."