Three people have been arrested by Mpumalanga Police in connection with the killing of 34-year-old Thandeka Mdeliswa.

Thandeka was shot during an argument at her home in Evander and 27-year-old man was arrested in Friday in connection with the murder.

Two other suspects aged 24 and 29 were arrested as well for unlawful possession of the firearm suspected to have been used in the murder.

It is reported that Mdeliswa had heard a squabble between her brother and two men and when she went out to investigate one of the men snatched a firearm from his friend and shot her.

Mdleliswa was an actress and she played the role of Khanya Hlophe in the television soapie Ikani.