aubrey boshoga

SA demands justice for murdered Aubrey Boshoga

Andile Sicetsha - 31.05.2021

Aubrey Boshoga was an expert flight attendant and a talented sculptor. He was killed for living his truth.

South Africa’s LGBTQIA+ community is reeling in the shock following the brutal death of Aubrey Boshoga, a queer male who died at the hands of alleged homophobic killers.

What happened to Aubrey Boshoga?

Boshoga’s tragic passing went viral on social media after sordid details of how he was hacked to death surfaced. According to reports, Boshoga was accosted in his home in Johannesburg, in the wee hours of Saturday 29 May 2021.

It’s believed that an unknown number of suspects entered the property where Boshoga lived and stabbed him multiple times. In an attempt to send a strong message, it’s believed the suspects purposefully dumped the victim’s body outside his property.

By the time authorities and rescue officials arrived at the scene, it was too late. Boshoga was a South African Airways flight attendant and a talented wire sculptor believed to be in his 40s.

Social media demands ‘Justice for Aubrey’

At this time, no updates have come from police. Our attempts to get a statement from Johannesburg police were unsuccessful, at the time this article was published.

Social media has rallied up an online campaign to spread awareness about the senseless death of Boshoga. Here are some of the reactions we picked out:

This is a developing story.