South African rapper Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, popularly known in showbiz as AKA, has lost his fiancee, Anele Tembe.
Anele, 22-year-old, is said to have died in the early hours of Sunday, following an accident at the Pepperclub Hotel in central Cape Town.
According to report, the singer’s fiancee died after she jumped from the 10th floor of the five-star hotel.
Right after the incident, the relatives of the songwriter and the family of the deceased released a statement, expressing shock over the terrible loss.
“It is with the deepest regret that we, the Tembe and Forbes families, confirm the untimely passing of our beloved fiancée, daughter, sister and daughter-in-law, Anele Tembe (22). Anele tragically passed on in the early hours of this morning, Sunday 11 April 2021,” it read.
“We are still in shock and are dealing with our emotions, as she was an exceptional and gifted young woman, with so much life ahead of her. She had a sweet nature about her and was always nurturing to those around her.