Ceagan Arendse Commits Suicide
The Mzansi entertainment industry has once again been plunged into mourning, after losing one of its own, actor Ceagan Arendse.
Ceagan Arendse is reported to have committed suicide after losing his battle with depression.
He was 34 at the time of passing.
Ceagan is well known for his role as Woelag on kykNET soapie, Arendsvlei.
His family released a statement on his passing saying.
“It is with sad and heavy hearts we inform friends and fans that our beloved Ceagan Arendse passed away early hours of Sunday morning, 14th February 2021.
“Ceagan unfortunately lost his battle with depression and succumbed to the disease through suicide.
“He leaves behind his wife Ziggy Arendse, children, his parents Desmore & Bertram and Bevan Arendse, his brother.
“We wish to take this time to thank everyone for their condolences and although we are unable to respond to everyone at this time, we appreciate the well wishes.”
According to a source, Ceagan is said to have been found hanging from a tree
“He was found hanging from a tree. Nobody knows why he would kill himself. He was successful, he was in season two and then three as well of Arendsvlei. He showed no signs of anything from what fellow cast members were saying.”said the source
Police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk confirmed the actors death and said no foul play was suspected in his death.
This year he was due to appear in Showmax Original series, Skemerdans, which he filmed in October.
It looks like his work on the film will be released posthumously.
May his soul rest in peace.