South African Singer, AKA’s Fiancé Dies After Reportedly Jumping From 10th Floor

South African rapper, Kiernan Jarryd Forbes better known as AKA has lost his 22-year-old fiancé, Nelli Tembe after she reportedly jumped from the 10th floor of a popular hotel in Cape Town. According South African media Sowetan Live, witnesses at the scene described hearing shouting and a “loud bang” sound, and said they had heard a man calling security and crying. Although details around the incident were still sketchy, Western Cape SA Police spokesperson, Captain Fredierick van Wyk said crime-scene experts were looking for clues at the hotel. He said the crime scene is being investigated and a case has been opened but was not at liberty to provide further details on how exactly the young woman died. Van Wyk expressed; Cape Town Central police are investigating an inquest case after an incident at a hotel this morning at about 7.45am on the corners of Loop and Bloem streets, Cape Town CBD, where the body of a 22-year-old woman was found deceased. Meanwhile, Netcare 911 spokesperson, Shawn Herbst said; Paramedics on scene have said a female had allegedly jumped from the 10th floor of that building. When paramedics arrived on scene, she had sustained polytraumatic injuries. She was in a critical condition and they started a full life-support resuscitation. Unfortunately her injuries were too severe and she was declared deceased. Speaking on the tragic incident, Pepperclub Hotel general manager, Efi Ella also confirmed that a young woman had fallen from one of the upper floors of the hotel at 7.30am on Sunday. AKA’s manager, Phumza Nohashe, confirmed the death and said that the rapper and Tembe families would release a statement in due course, TimesLIVE reports. Also, a source close to AKA has said the singer has been inconsolable with grief. The unfortunate incident comes only just two months after the couple got engaged.

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