Kelly Khumalo's boyfriend Senzo Meyiwa dies trying to protect her

2014-10-27 08:21
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Johannesburg - Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa's life tragically ended when two gunmen entered his girlfriend, afro pop singer Kelly Khumalo's house in Vosloorus township.

Sport24 reports that Meyiwa tried to protect Khumalo when one of the gunmen pointed a gun at her, a move which resulted in him being shot in the back.

Check out Meyiwa's last day hanging out with Khumalo and her sister:

My sister photo bombing our picture

A photo posted by Kelly Khumalo (@kelly_khumalo) on

Khumalo and Meyiwa, who have had somewhat of a tumultuous relationship over the past few years, have a young child together.

(Senzo Meyiwa. Gallo Images)

Meyiwa was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital. He leaves behind his estranged wife with whom he has one child.

Fans of the goal keeper have been sending their tributes to the star over Twitter since the news broke.

Check out what they had to say:

A Twitter user also shared photo's of Kelly Khumalo arriving back at her home after leaving this morning in a BMW followed by a police escort. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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