Kiernan Forbes “AKA” family and Nelli Tembe’s family has dished out an official statement about the 22-year-old’s death.
According to the statement shared on social media, Nelli passed on this Sunday morning and the two families are in shock.
However, they’ve requested for privacy from the public.
“It is with the deepest regret that we, the Tembe and Forbes families confirm the ultimately passing of our beloved fiancé, daughter, sister and daughter in law Anele Tembe (22). “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. Her fiancé, Kiernan Forbes, is currently inconsolable and is surrounded by family and closest friends. At this hour of our grief, we humbly request that our families be given privacy and time to heal.“
Let’s be human. We keep you and the families in our prayers. pic.twitter.com/x4fuYsPJw0
— Anele Mdoda (@Anele) April 11, 2021
Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst detailed all that happened at the scene and how they tried saving her life after the big fall.
“Shortly after 08H00 Sunday morning Netcare 911 responded to a fall outside a hotel in the Cape Town city centre.
“Reports from the scene indicate that a 22-year-old female had allegedly jumped from the tenth floor, landing on the road below.
“Medics assessed the patient who had sustained critical injuries and was treated on scene by an advanced life support paramedic. While stabilizing the patient her condition rapidly deteriorated and she was sadly declared deceased on the scene,” Herbst said.