Cape Town – The family of Anele “Nelli” Tembe and her fiancé, rapper SA AKA, confirmed her death in a statement released on Sunday.
“It is with the deepest regret that we, the Tembe and Forbes families, confirm the untimely passing of our beloved fiancé, daughter, sister and daughter-in-law, Anele Tembe (22). Anele tragically died in the early hours of this morning, Sunday April 11, 2021, ”a statement read.
“We are still in shock and dealing with our emotions, for she was an exceptional and gifted young woman, with so much life ahead of her. She had a gentle nature about him and was always nurturing those around her. Her fiancé, Kiernan Forbes, is currently inconsolable and surrounded by family and closest friends. At this time of our grief, we humbly ask that our families have privacy and time to heal. “
Tembe died after an incident at the Pepper Club hotel in Cape Town. Police are investigating the case, but paramedics said a woman jumped from the 10th floor of the hotel.
SAPS spokesman FC van Wyk said: “Cape Town Central Police are investigating an investigative case after an incident at a hotel this morning around 7.45am at the corner of Loop and Bloem Street in the Central District. of the Cape Town cases where the body of a 22 year old man – an old woman was found dead.
Van Wyk said crime scene experts were looking at the hotel for clues.
Netcare 911 spokesman Shawn Herbst said paramedics responded to a fall outside a hotel in downtown Cape Town.
“Shortly after 8:00 am Sunday morning, Netcare 911 responded to a fall outside a hotel in downtown Cape Town.
“Reports from the scene indicate that a 22-year-old woman jumped from the tenth floor, landing on the road below.
“The doctors assessed the patient who had sustained serious injuries and was treated at the scene by an advanced paramedic. While stabilizing the patient, her condition rapidly deteriorated and she was unfortunately declared dead at the scene, ”Herbst said.
Last month AKA confirmed that it proposed to Tembe and paid the lobola.
AKA shared the news on social media, posting photos of himself accompanied by a group of men who appeared to be his lobola delegation.
The rapper simply captioned the post with cow and heart emojis.
In February, the “All Eyez On Me” rapper posted a photo of a diamond engagement ring displayed on Tembe’s ring finger, revealing that he asked the question and his 21-year-old partner replied ” Yes”.
The two have reportedly been together for just over a year.