Multiple-award winning singer Papa Dennis found dead near Jubilee HQ


Multiple-award winning singer Papa Dennis found dead near Jubilee HQ

Gospel Singer Dennis Mwangi also known as Papa Dennis has been found dead in Pangani under unclear circumstances.

His lifeless body was found near the Jubilee Party Headquarters in the wee hours of Saturday morning.

Witnesses say that the singer fell from the 7th floor of an unnamed building after a studio session although the circumstances around the tragic tumble are unclear.

However, police officers probing the matters told a local publication they suspect suicide.

Youtuber and comedian Terence Creative posted news of the death on social media captioning a photo of the singer: “Rest in peace, Papa Dennis. May God protect us, artists. Something must be addressed”

Musician Daddy Owen who previously did a number with the deceased says he went to the scene after the news broke and found Papa Dennis’s body on the ground.

He took to Twitter to share the devastating news while promising to furnish his followers with more details soon.

“Wen I 1st heard abt his passing I rushed to the scene just to confirm its true.. Reaching I found like only 4 people there n they pointed at a lifeless body which I had to confirm is Papa Dennis..was a very sad scene. RIP Papa. I will share more soon,” He wrote.

Papa Dennis who has bagged several awards among them the coveted Afrimma award was thrust into limelight when he was taken into the ‘Maliza Umaskini’ stable by flashy businessman-cum-politician Sadat Muhindi.

The deceased was known for his flashy lifestyle and would sport the latest top-tier designer clothes; special collection Versace shoes, Gucci shirts, Louis Vuitton bags, name it.

A majority of videos in which he featured acts such as Chindima, Mr Flavour and on-the-come up Korede Bello were shot in exotic venues across the world.

The singer who had previously expressed plans of relocating to America permanently leaves behind a twin brother and three other siblings.

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