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Pearl Shongwe’s Death Potentially Caused By Drug Overdose

Investigations now point to drug overdose as new details emerge regarding the death of renowned radio and television personality Pearl Shongwe.

The 35-year-old Metro FM host passed away in her Johannesburg residence on November 8th, 2022.

According to reports, her death might have been caused by a drug overdose, as narcotics were discovered in her Waterfall apartment.

Sunday World has reported that investigators looking into the death of Pearl Shongwe have eliminated the possibility of foul play.

The police are currently investigating the possibility of a drug overdose and are awaiting the results of the toxicology report to establish the exact cause of her passing.

We suspect drug overdose because we have found drugs in her bedroom when we were combing the house for possible leads to her death, said the detective,” said the detective who spoke on condition of anonymity.

At first, there were suspicions of foul play in the sudden and untimely death of Pearl Shongwe, whose lifeless body was discovered lying face down in her bedroom in a prone position.

When she did not respond to attempts to reach her, her family and the security guards at her complex had to remove her bedroom window to gain access to her room.

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Pearl Shongwe [Image Credit: SABCNews]

The police have requested CCTV footage to ascertain the last person who entered her residence before her demise, as they are investigating the possibility that someone may have killed her and used drugs as a cover-up.

‘We are doing so because it is also possible that someone might have killed her and left drugs there to cover up their evil deeds. But all that will be determined by a preliminary autopsy report. which we will get in two weeks.” said the detective.

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