South African Actress, Thandeka Mdeliswa has been confirmed dead by her family on and it was reported as “another incidence of violence against women”.
The 34 year old late actress’s death came as a shock to SA as people think that the actress was too nice a person to die too soon and in the manner she did.
Her family on the 5th of September, 2020 in a released statement shared that the actress died as a result of gunshot injuries inflicted on her on September 3, in Evander, Mpumalanga and they were on the lookout for her killer.
According to the reports, she was transferred from one hospital to the other due to the slim chances she had at survival but eventually died at Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria.
The members of the deceased family in their statement shared that “It is with great sorrow that we inform you of the passing of our dearest daughter. She was shot in Evander, Mpumalanga, on Thursday, September 3 2020”.
“She was immediately rushed to Evander hospital, stabilized, then airlifted to Witbank after which she was transferred to Steve Biko Academic Hospital (Pretoria) as her condition was critical but stable. She passed on in the morning of September 5 2020 (Saturday).”
While the story behind the cause of her death remains inconclusive her family strongly believes it’s a case of violence against women.
South Africans having such news hit them so unexpectedly is urging the police to treat the case and root out her abuser with utmost insistence.
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