One of the four top contestants in season 2 of Idols South Africa, Terra Cox, has been found dead. He was 35. The singer’s death sparked demands from his fans to know what happened to Terra Cox. In this article, however, we will tell you what actually happened which led to the singer’s sudden demise.
The death of Cox, whose real name is Tersius Eathon Kocks, was announced by Alton Zakay Music, in a brief statement, on Sunday, August 27.
“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tersius Eathon Kocks known as Terra Cox. We want to express our sincere condolences,” part of the statement read.
The statement further read; “Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. We hope that they find peace and comfort during this difficult time of bereavement. We will share more details on how we will commemorate and celebrate the life of a great brother, artist, and friend.”
Cox’s family also came out to confirm his death. In a statement released to the media, the family expressed their gratitude to everyone who had sent their condolences. They however, failed to point out what happened to him
The family further urged fans to always remember the singer, and to keep his dignity intact.
“It is with painful sadness that we bid farewell to our beloved Terra Cox. So many of his friends, family and fans have sent condolences for which we as a family are very grateful. We thank each and every one of you,” the family’s statement read.
The family further said in the statement that “please remember Terra as you knew him, no questions asked. Please keep his dignity intact.”
What happened to Terra Cox?
As at the time of writing this article, neither the family nor Cox’s record label, was able to say what actually happened to the Raise the Dead singer. However, we will keep you updated whenever we have more information about the singer’s death.
Terra Cox cause of death
Cox’s cause of death is immediately not known. Authorities investigating his death are yet to make any conclusions as to how he died.
Also, Cox’s record label and his family have not indicated in their statements, what his cause of death is.
However, it is worth knowing that Cox disappeared from the public eye at a point in time. According to sources close to him, his disappearance was as a result of his struggles with depression and mental health.