Details have emerged that Members of Tsekeleke’s family had to appeal to the government and close friends for help in burying Tsekeleke who according to a funeral home was “too fat” for a normal burial.
The fire department was called in to help move him to a hospital in Vosloorus from his home. After passing away, his body was transferred to a cold storage room at the Hospital as the corpse was too large for the hospital mortuary. The body was also too large for cremation and to bury him costed the family extra because according to the funeral home, a larger coffin and larger car was needed.
It has been reported that the Kwaito star Mixon Tholo, popularly known as ‘Tsekeleke’ had succumbed to diabetes
The larger-than-life Tsekeleke was diagnosed with diabetes several years ago and was advised that his leg would have to be amputated to stop the progression of the disease, but at the time he said he could not accept his fate.
At the time he said: “I would rather die than have my leg amputated. I have faith and belief that God will answer my prayers.”
The Fatty Boom Boom singer passed away on Tuesday at a hospital in Vosloorus, Ekurhuleni.