Gospel musician Papa Dennis dies after falling from a building

Late artist Papa Dennis with his 2018 Afrimma award PHOTO COURTESY

Award winning gospel artist Papa Dennis has died.

The ‘Makekes’ hit singer, known for bringing in the Lingala twist in gospel music, died after falling down a storey building on Friday.

Police reports indicate Dennis Mwangi alias Papa Dennis fell from Kirima building in Pangani area of Ngara on Friday at 11:30pm.

The police statement cites cause of death of the 2018 African Muzik Magazine Award (AFRIMMA) award winner to be suicidal due to depression.

The report was made by Pada Dennis’s brother Simon Mwangi at around 1:30am.

Body of the deceased was moved to city City mortuary pending investigations.