Investigating the death of Nelli Tembe’s death: AKA’s manager and witnesses speak out

Investigating the death of Nelli Tembe’s death: AKA’s manager and witnesses speak out

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Police were on Sunday morning investigating the death of 22-year-old Nelli Tembe, the fiancée of well-known musician AKA, at the five-star Pepperclub Hotel in central Cape Town.

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AKA’s manager, Phumza Nohashe, confirmed the death and said the Forbes and Tembe families would release a press release soon. Witnesses at the scene described hearing shouting and a “loud doof” sound, and said that they had heard a person calling security and crying. Western Cape SA Police Service media liaison Capt FC van Wyk said crime-scene experts were at the scene. “Cape Town Central police are investigating an inquest case after an event at a hotel this morning at about 7.45am on the corners of Loop and Bloem streets, Cape Town CBD,85070265 1488482104651717 5610066881832144756 n

where the body of a 22-year-old woman was found deceased,” the police said during a statement. A source on the brink of the musician said he was “inconsolable”. Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said paramedics were also at the scene. Earlier, a hotelier who would only give her name as Dumi denied that there had been any incident at the hotel, though police confirmed the road outside the hotel had been blocked off. This is a developing story…