- Pitch Black's wife, Trisha, has passed away on New Year's Eve
- According to sources, she succumbed to injuries sustained during an alleged assault
- Allegations has since pinned the muso himself as a possible suspect
- However, Pitch Black has denied any involvement in his wife's death
On 31 December, following a night of partying and boozing with friends, Pitch Black Afro's wife was found dead with bruises covering her body. Sources close to the couple believe Trisha was murdered, the Daily Sun reported.
Thulani Ngcobo, known by his stage name as Pitch Black Afro, and his wife had been invited to a friend's flat in Bellevue, Joburg, on 30 December.
According to sources, the couple was drinking for most of the night before they got into an argument and left. They reportedly booked into a bed and breakfast for the night.
However, Trisha allegedly showed up at the same flat, without shoes and looking distressed.
Sources revealed Pitch Black's missus continued drinking while he slept at the B&B.
“The wife was accompanied back to the BnB early that morning," a source revealed.
Another source said he was called by his friend, who was audibly panicking about Trisha's lifeless body.
“She looked like she was sleeping but was bruised all over. It was easy to see because she was light skinned. I told my friend they needed to call an ambulance and police," the source said.
According to others at the B&B, there were noises coming from the musician and his wife's room.
However, Pitch Black has since denied any part in his wife's death. The Soweto-born muso said he has been with his wife for over two decades and he has never assaulted her.
“I have been with my wife for 23 years and have never laid a hand on her. I am grieving. I just wish to be left to mourn in peace," he told the DailySun.
Meanwhile, News24 reported cops have confirmed a man was arrested for Trisha's death following an autopsy that concluded she died as a result from injuries sustained.
Cops have confirmed his identity, but the suspect can not be named until he appeared on court on Thursday.
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