Cape Town police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the untimely death of AKA’s fiancé Anele ‘Nellie’ Tembe.
News of the 22-year old’s death circulated across social media on Sunday morning, when police were called to the scene at the Pepperclub Hotel in the mother-city.
Nellie’s family released a statement confirming her death.
“We are still in shock and dealing with our emotions. At this hour of our grief, we humbly request that our families be given privacy and time to heal.” ~Tembe Family
AKA is said to be inconsolable. The couple were in Cape Town for AKA’s performance at Ayepyep Club the night before.
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Instagram stories on the ‘All Eyes On Me’ star showed the pair having a good time at the club.
The incident is said to have occurred at around 07h30 on Sunday morning.
Paramedics attended to Nellie after she allegedly jumped from the 10th floor of the hotel, landing on the street below.
She suffered extensive injuries and paramedics were unable to stabilize her as her condition deteriorated. She died on the scene.
This is a developing story and we will update the information accordingly.
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