Idols star Thami Shobede dies

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JOHANNESBURG - Idols star, Thami Shobede, has reportedly died at the age of 31-years-old.

According to reports, he died on Thursday morning at the Kalafong hospital in Pretoria.

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The cause of his death has not been confirmed.

Shobede was a singer and Idols SA season 12 runner up.

The family is expected to issue a formal statement soon.