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DJ Citi Lyts’ Cause of Death: Being Shot Several Times


Shocked fans are asking about young rapper DJ Citi Lyts’s cause of death after he lost his life sadly on Valentine’s Day, Monday morning (February 14, 2022) in Soweto at the age of 32.

May he rest in paradise 🕊.

Reportedly, he was with his friends when they were shot at by suspects driving in a silver VW Polo. Mkhize was pronounced dead by paramedics.

The heartbreaking passing news of a younger brother of the late rapper Linda “Prokid” Mkhize, Sandile Mkhize, was confirmed by his family in a statement, writing, “At 12.30 on the morning of February 14 in Dube, Soweto, four men ambushed Sandile ‘Citi Lyts’ Mkhize. Three were armed and two opened fire, fatally wounding him.”

Police have also confirmed the tragedy through a statement. Lieutenant Colonel Mavela Masondo stated a case of murder has been opened. They reported that the musician was killed in Dube, Soweto, in the early hours of Monday 14 February 2022, and not at his Soweto joint, as earlier reported.

The family requested for privacy as they come to terms with his passing. Gauteng police spokesperson Mavela Masondo confirmed a case of murder has been opened.

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Our thoughts and prayers are with the artist’s family, friends, fans, and all of his loved ones on these challenging days. You can also leave a condolence message below the comment box to honor him. Fans widely ask, “what happened to the young star?” So if you have any related information about his passing, please share it with us.

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Although there is no detailed report of DJ Citi Lyts’ cause of death at this time, official sources mentioned that he passed away because of injuries he suffered from being shot eight times.

Nevertheless, our team in US day News does not confirm any rumors; we are trying our best to find related information about the tragedy and provide the latest updates as soon as possible; family privacy should be respected news is a difficult time.

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“Gauteng police launched a manhunt for suspects. Police were called to a murder scene in Dube at about 2 am and on arrival found a 32-year-old man lying on the ground with gunshot wounds in the upper body. He was certified dead by paramedics.

“It is reported the deceased was on the street with his friends when they were shot at by suspects driving in a silver VW Polo.”

Masondo said the motive is unknown at this stage. “Police are appealing to anyone who might have information that can help the investigation to call the nearest police station or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.”

Mzansi fell in love with Mkhize’s art with his hits, such as Washa, Vura, and Malambane.

He cooperated with many great artists, like Sjava, Emtee, and Fifi Cooper, while at Ambitiouz Entertainment. He left the label some years ago.

Vura was nominated for Song of the Year at the 2016 SA Hip Hop Awards and Best Hit Single at the 16th Annual Metro FM awards in 2017. Mkhize lost his brother, veteran rapper Linda “ProKid”, in 2018. He dedicated a song to ProKid and shared his heartbreak at the star’s funeral.

Mkhize’s death sent shockwaves across Mzansi, with a flood of tributes pouring in for the star on social media. Rapper and musician Riky Rick was among those who shared their heartbreak, saying “our brother Citi Lyts is gone forever”.

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