Actor Jabu Christopher Kubheka has died in yet unclear circumstances. The actor who is popularly known as Gunman on Yizo Yizo was found dead in his Soshanguve home in Pretoria on Monday afternoon.
Confirming Jabu’s death his manager Thabo Makgaretsa said his wife found him lying unresponsive in their Soshanguve home. He said however that details surrounding his death are still sketchy.
The family have pleaded with the nation to be patient while they await post mortem results, this after speculation that he committed suicide.
Family and friends have since gathered at the actor’s home in Soshanguve to pay their respects and a family meeting is expected to be held tomorrow.
Jabu Christopher 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.
We send our deepest sympathies to the family of popular Yizo Yizo and Zone 14 actor Jabu Christopher Kubheka who has tragically passed away. pic.twitter.com/nHYmqePphg
— Min. Nathi Mthethwa (@NathiMthethwaSA) June 12, 2017