The family of Limpopo Musician Shebeshxt have issued an official statement following the horrific car accident that also killed his daughter, Onthatile. Real name, Lehlogonolo Katlego Chauke, was involved in an accident on Saturday while on his way to an ANC Siyanqoba Rally.

His Volkswagen Polo GTI reportedly crashed into a truck on the R37 Road next to the Smelters Mine, outside Polokwane. His nine-year-old daughter Onthatile sadly lost her life in the accident.

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Shebeshxt was taken to the provincial Hospital in Polokwane. Reports on Monday further suggest that he is now being taken care of at Netcare Pholoso Hospital. A private healthcare facility in Polokwane with EFF Leader Julius Malema footing out the bill.

Official statement from Shebeshxt family after his daughter was killed in a car accident
The late Onthatile Chauke


On Monday, the family through well-known Polokwane-based lawyer Lot Ramusi issued a statement confirming the passing of Shebeshxt’s daughter.

“It is with deepest sorrow that we confirm that our beloved son Lehlogonolo Katlego Chauke, also known to his fans and supporters as “Shebeshxt”, had a tragic motor vehicle accident on 8 June 2024,” read the statement.

“The accident unfortunately claimed the life of his beloved daughter Onthatile. It has caused utter grief and shock as she was the angel that warmed up all our hearts.

“In this time of grief, we appeal for your empathy, consideration, space, and time to deal with this unfortunate tragic news during this difficult time,” the family said.

“Katlego is currently alive and in hospital receiving medical attention. We are thankful for the outpouring of support and upkeep we have received thus far. We ask that you keep the family in your prayers. All official announcements will be done directly by the family and associates.”