Andile Gumbi’s body to return home from Israel this weekend

The body of late actor Andile Gumbi will return to South African soil before the end of this week following his untimely passing in Israel.

The actor died in hospital after suffering a heart attack last Friday.

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His wife who had travelled to Israel to be by his side during his recovery is said to have completed all the required paperwork that’s needed to transport the body home.

Despite the news of his body returning home his family hasn’t decided where he will be buried… Although Andile grew up in Durban with his mother he is from Northern KZN, Nongoma – thus the indecision of where he will be buried.

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Andile was reported to have suffered a fatal heart attack while on the set of “Daniel the musical” in the Middle East where he was immediately rushed to the Shaare Zedek Medical Centre and placed in ICU before succumbing to the attack.

Andile was currently playing the role of a pastor in the new SABC 1 series, ‘Makoti’ which will continue to air all episodes that were shot before his death.

He is survived by his wife, his one year old daughter and his parents.

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No further news have been released about the date of the burial.

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