Cameroonian actress, Candylaurice Tanyisong a suspect in the death of her cousin in Yaounde


No, it is not a movie!

Cameroonian actress, Candylaurice Tanyisong a key suspect in the ‘murder’ of her cousin in Yaounde.

According to several reports, Candylaurice’s cousin who is a form three student at Franky Comprehensive Secondary School in Yaounde, moved to the actress’s resident during the ‘No-school’ strike in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon.

On January 31, the child was accused of theft and was badly-battered by Candylaurice before she went to bed. Unfortunately for the actress, the child slept and never woke the next day (February 1).

Candylaurice Tanyisong

According to a source, Candy allegedly refused to rush the child to the hospital when she discovered her lifeless body the next morning. Instead, she called her husband, who’s a medical doctor who had left for the office to return home from work. He later confirmed the child was dead.

The source also added that the deceased student’s class teacher alleges reports that Candylaurice has repeatedly maltreated the child at home and the kid could hardly focus on her studies in class.

The case has been reported to the police and is currently under investigation.

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Candylaurice acted in her first movie “Phoenix Scar” in 2005, at the age of 13. Since then, she has appeared in over 10 movies amongst which are: “Then afterwards”, “Clash of Inheritance”, “The Great Obligation”; “The Neglected Obligation”; “Wrong Turn in Europe”; “Jungle of Heirs”; “A Song by the River”; “Tchangha and Inoma and “Married Single”.

The 25-year-old actress hails from Manyu Division in the South West Region and is a mother of one.



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