Police confirm Yizo Yizo star Christopher Kubheka committed suicide

Yizo Yizo's Gunman Jabu Kubheka has died. Picture Credit: Tshepo Kekana.
Yizo Yizo's Gunman Jabu Kubheka has died. Picture Credit: Tshepo Kekana.

As tributes continue to pour in for Christopher Kubheka officials have confirmed to TshisaLIVE an inquest docket has been opened after initial investigations revealed the actor committed suicide.

“His body was discovered hanging on a security door. He had used a tie to hang himself‚” said the police’s Captain Mavela Masondo

Masondo told TshisaLIVE neighbours saw the actor at his Soshanguve home at around 3pm on Monday. His wife returned home and found his lifeless body about an hour later.

Yizo Yizo star Christopher Kubheka aka Gunman dies at homeActor Christopher Kubheka who shot to fame with Yizo Yizo television series in the late 1990s has died. 

“Although there is no foul play suspected we have launched an investigation and can’t rule out any possibilities‚” he said.

His manager confirmed to TshisaLIVE that a family meeting would be held in Pretoria on Tuesday.

He was best known for his role as Gunman on SABC1’s drama series Yizo Yizo and as Bazooka Khumba on SABC1’s popular drama series Zone 14.

 

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