So Sad! South African Actress, Shoki Mokgapa Commits Suicide

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After news of actress Shoki Mokgapa’s death set shockwaves throughout South Africa on Wednesday afternoon, the cause of her death has been revealed.
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According to a statement released by her management agency MLA (Moonyeenn Lee Associates), the SINK actress committed suicide on Tuesday after a long battle with clinical depression.

“The South African film and television industry has suffered a loss in the passing of local actress Shoki Mokgapa,” the statement reads.

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“After a long struggle with clinical depression, she took her life on Tuesday 25th of September at the age of 34. She was a brave woman who had been seeking help but the disease proved to be stronger than she was.”

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Her memorial service will take place on Tuesday,  October 2, at the Market Theatre in downtown Johannesburg.

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“Her family and friends appreciate all the love extended to them from her peers and fans. The date and time of the funeral is yet to be decided,”

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