Kiernan Forbes “AKA” body has arrived in Johannesburg.
On the 11th of February, the family of the late rapper went to Durban where he was shot and killed to confirm the identity of the body.
The legal representative of Forbes, Rudolf Baloyi confirmed the arrival of the corpse in Joburg.
“Yesterday, as you would have seen, we spent the day in Durban, where we went to identify him with the brother and the father. We spent time with the detectives and came back with him and he is now in Johannesburg,” the report quoted Baloyi as saying.
Aka’s father, Tony Forbes, brother, his manager and some friends have arrived at Florida Road, Durban, where the award winning rapper was gunned down. They have went inside Wish Resturant where AKA had his last meal before being shot dead. @TimesLIVE pic.twitter.com/rwEhoriTt9— Sakhiseni Nxumalo (@SakhiNxumalo) February 11, 2023
AKA’s father laying flowers at the spot where AKA was killed.#RIPAAKA#akaworldwide pic.twitter.com/9xWOnzdmRY— MDN NEWS (@MDNnewss) February 11, 2023
On Saturday morning, the parents of the late rapper, Tony, and Lynn Forbes confirmed the death of their son in a statement.
“It is with extreme sadness that we acknowledge the passing of our beloved son, and confirm his untimely and tragic passing on the evening of February 10, 2023.”
“Our son was loved and he gave love in return. In this time of grief, we appeal for your compassion, space and time to congregate as family to decide on the upcoming days. We thank you for the love and support we have received thus far, and ask you to continue to keep us in your prayers and uplifted in the Lord.”