South African rapper, AKA’s fiance, Nellie Tembe dropped to her passing on Sunday at the Pepper Club Hotel at Cape Town.
The rapper whose real name is Kiernan Forbes and Nellie got engaged in February 2021.
A statement in the Tembe and Forbes families said Nellie dropped from one of the top floors of the hotel.
“It is with the deepest regret that we, Tembe and Forbes families, affirm the untimely passing of our beloved fiance, daughter, sister and daughter-in-law, Anele Tembe.
“Anele that was only 22 tragically passed on in the early hours of Sunday morning.
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“We’re still in shock and so are addressing our feelings because she was a gifted young woman who had been always nurturing those around her.
“Her fiance, Kiernan Forbes, is currently inconsolable and can be surrounded by family and closest friends.
“At this hour of our grief, we humbly request our families receive solitude and time to heal,” the announcement said.
Meanwhile, Western Cape police spokesperson, Captain Frederick van Wyk, has said investigations into the unfortunate incident were still penalized.
“Cape Town Central police are investigating the incident which happened in a hotel at the corner of Loop and Bloem Streets in the Cape Town CBD.
“The entire body of a 22-year-old girl was discovered dead when our guys arrived at the scene,” Wyk said.