Tributes Pour in After Worship House Singer Dies in Church this Easter

zSinger Funanani Mbedzi who was shot by husband in church

Gospel singer shot dead by her husband in church

Budding Gospel singer Funanani Mbedzi was allegedly killed in church by her husband on Saturday the 30th of March 2024 .

Funanani Mbedzi who was popularly known as ‘Funi’ was one of Worship House’s lead singer’s and the church has also confirmed her untimely passing.

What happened to Funanani Mbedzi?

It is reported that someone who is allegedly identified as her husband entered the church in Makonde Shadani village, outside Thohoyandou, around 6 pm while they were engaged in worship and shot at his wife multiple times.

At the time he did not share the reason with anyone as to why he commit such a horrendous crime on Easter and at church.

According to the statement released by the Limpopo SAPS it is reported that the suspect just entered the premises while the congregation was engaged in their regular Easter worship service and callously fired multiple shots directly at the Funanani Mbedzi, resulting in her untimely death.

The suspect then fled the scene in a silver-grey Toyota Corolla following his violent act as reported by Limpopo SAPS spokesperson Colonel Malesela Ledwaba.

The police have launched a man hunt and opened a police investigation saying “ the motive behind this appalling incident remains unclear, domestic violence cannot be ruled out. The man has reportedly handed himself over to the police after being on the run for two days.”

Worship House Gospel Group Moves New Album Launch

Funanani Mbedzi was a lead singer of the award winning the Worship House Gospel Group that is from the Limpopo Province.

The gospel group was getting ready to launch their new album that was recorded live at the Pretoria State Theatre. This album would be their 20th album offering.

The Worship House Gospel Group has now postponed albums launch due to the recent shared news regarding one of their member who has passed away tragically. The album launch that was set for has the 6th of April 2024 has been cancelled and new date will be announced soon.

Tributes Pour in for Worship House’s Funanani Mbedzi