Award-winning South African gospel musician Deborah Fraser has died.
Fraser died on Sunday midday after a short illness, aged 56.
Family spokesperson Nontando Mafisa confirmed in a statement that Fraser had died on Sunday. Read the statement:
It is with deep sadness [that we] inform you of the passing of our beloved mother, sister, aunt and friend, and gospel musician, Deborah Fraser, following a short illness.
She passed on today [Sunday] after midday, in the presence of her family and friends.
As Fraser’s family, we would like to be given space to process and deal with this very tragic situation.
The public will be further informed of any developments.
Fraser leaves behind two children – a boy and a girl.