South African rapper, Kiernan Jarryd Forbes has lost his 22-year-old fiancé, Nelli Tembe after she reportedly jumped from the 10th floor of a popular hotel in Cape Town.

A witness who commented on the incident said, she first heard shouting and then next a “loud bang”. After the loud bang, she heard crying and calling for help.

The police have surrounded the scene of the accident and their crime-scene expert are now looking for clues to know what really happened at the hotel from which she fell.

The hotel manager, speaking on what happened, only confirmed the tragic incident. According to him, the lady fell from one of the upper floors around 7:30 am today being Sunday.

Nelli’s family and Forbes’s families, hearing the sad news of the untimely death of their daughter, have reacted. According to them in a statement they released, they are still in shock and dealing with their emotions.

They further stated that Nelli 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 as this sad news is coming just two months after he engaged her. He is currently surrounded by family and closest friends as he mourns her death.

The family lastly, also requested some privacy and time to heal.

This is indeed heartbreaking, albeit, such is life, today a person is healthy, tomorrow no one knows what may happen. Below is the picture of Nelli, the beautiful lady that died today: