Sibusiso Khwinana Bio
Sibusiso Khwinana was killed in Pretoria on Friday during an altercation over his cellphone. He was stabbed in the upper abdomen.
Sibusiso Khwinana Killer
Police have identified three suspects responsible for the murder of actor Sibusiso Khwinana and are currently tracking them down, Gauteng Premier David Makhura announced on Thursday.
Sibusiso Khwinana Cause of Death
Gauteng premier David Makhura visited the Sibusiso Khwinana family home earlier on Thursday and said three suspects had been identified.
A police task team had been set up to catch those suspected of being responsible for the actor’s death.
The lead actor of Matwetwe was murdered last Friday after attending a screening of the movie at a cinema in Sterland Mall, Sunnyside, Tshwane.
Sibusiso Khwinana Muarder Police statement
According to police, Khwinana and his friend were accosted by the suspects who wanted to rob them of their possessions.
Police spokesperson Captain Mavela Masondo said it is believed that Khwinana was stabbed during a tussle for his cellphone with the suspects.
Sibusiso Khwinana Stabbed to Death
“The deceased was allegedly stabbed with a sharp object on the upper body. He was certified dead on the scene,” Masondo said.
According to The Juice, the actor played the role of Lefa in the locally-produced comedy and shot to stardom after Matwetwe hit the big screen last month.
Sibusiso Khwinana Friends
One of Sibusiso Khwinana‘s childhood friends spoke fondly about how they would spend hours listening to Black Coffee’s music, not knowing that the rising star would one day work with him.
Family and friends gathered in memory of fallen Matwetwe star, Sibusisio Khiwnana, on Thursday, March 7 2019. They shared their memories of their encounters with the rising star, and how he played an unforgettable role in their lives.
Lediga paid glowing tribute to Khwinana’s work ethic and drive.
“Sibusiso Khwinana was the best in the world and if he was given the chance, forget the Saftas, we would have seen him at the Oscars and at the Emmys.”
Lediga said he’s happy that he got to meet Sibusiso Khwinana and was part of his dream coming together somehow.
As several friends shared fond memories of Sibusiso Khwinana, it was all too much for his family who were overcome with grief.
Sibusiso Khwinana will be laid to rest on March 9 after a funeral service at AFM Hilltop Restoration Centre in Soshanguve.
Here’s some of the emotional moments from the memorial service: