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Late Vusi Ma R5’s dancer poisoned

A local publication is reporting that Vusi Ma R5‘s dancer is in ICU after she allegedly got poisoned. Chantel Serakalala also known as Roxy is not only a dancer but she too also made a huge contribution to the Bacardi and hails from Pretoria.

A statement was released on social media by Habiba Makgatho who worked with Roxy at Tjovitjo Entertainment. The content producer and social media manager said: “It’s with great sadness to inform you that Chantel, better known as Roxy, is in a critical condition. It’s very bad and we’re in need of prayers. Your prayers and support will be very much appreciated. She is an MC and dancer who showed support to the Barcadi nation.”

Chantel Serakalala

A source close to Roxy informed the blog that Roxy is currently at the Dr. George Mukhari Academic Hospital in Ga-Rankuwa, Tshwane.

“She was admitted to the hospital on Thursday due to alcohol poisoning and is battling for her life in the Intensive Care Unit,” the source was quoted as saying. “I don’t remember her telling me about having enemies. She was a very good person and kind. It’s painful to hear that she was poisoned,” it added.

Vusi Ma R5

Vusi’s death is still under investigation by the police, “According to reports, the victim was sitting with his friends outside a tavern at ext13 in Soshanguve when he went across the road to the car. The others allegedly heard gunshots and when they went to investigate found the victim lying on the ground,” said Police spokesperson Colonel Dimakatso Sello in a statement to TshisaLIVE.

“The police request anyone who may have information about this incident to contact their police station or report on the Crime Stop Line at 08600 10111,” she continued.


In other news – Police say drug overdose might have killed Pearl Shongwe

Late radio news reader Pearl Shongwe‘s cause of death has been suspected to be a drug overdose. A local publication reports that police officers found drugs in her bedroom when they did a cleanup at her home.

Pearl Shongwe

“We suspect drug overdose because we have found drugs in her bedroom when we were combing the house for possible leads to her death,” the police officer told the publication. They further stated that they are looking into surveillance cameras to determine who might have been the last person to be with Shongwe while she was alive. Learn More

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