Comedian Jonathan Aguilar Garcia, popularly known as Chokoleit, has passed away at the age of 46 years old on Saturday, March 9.
In a statement, Star Magic said that Chokoleit experienced difficulty in breathing after performing in the 2019 Kawayan Festival in Abra. Per reports, the comedian collapsed upon leaving the stage and was rushed to the Abra Provincial Hospital in Vigan City.
The attending physician said that comedian passed away due to edema and heart attack.
Celebrities and fans of Chokoleit expressed their condolences and gratitude for the comedian in social media after reports of his passing have been made public.
Footages of Chokoleit’s final performance also went viral in social media. In the said videos, the comedian was seen having difficulties catching his breath and repeatedly asked for water in the middle of the show.