Busisiwe Lurayi, best known for her leading role on Netflix series How to Ruin Christmas, has died.
The actress died on Sunday, July 10, at her home.
The news of Lurayi’s death was announced by entertainment commentator Phil Mphela on Twitter on Monday.
A statement from Lurayi’s family has also been making its rounds on social networks.
According to the statement, the cause of death is still unknown as the family awaits the autopsy results.
“We are deeply saddened to notify you of the passing of our beloved Busisiwe Lurayi.
“Busisiwe passed away suddenly and was pronounced dead at her residence on Sunday by medical personnel. The reason for her death is still unknown as we await the results of the autopsy report,” the statement continued.
“We [humbly] request that you allow us as the family to come to terms with this tragic news. We thank you for the support that has been given so far and will provide further information as soon as it is made available,” read the statement.
Tributes have been pouring in on social networks since the news of her death.