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London evangelist suspected of murder

London evangelist suspected of murder

Eric Isaiah Adusah, 28, leader of Global Light Revival Ministries Church – based in Tottenham but with branches in Edinburgh and Manchester – has been arrested in Ghana following the discovery of his pregnant wife’s body in the bathtub of a hotel.

He and his wife Charmain, pictured above, had visited Ghana for a Christian conference led by Bishop John Yaw Adu.

Adusah is believed to have checked out of the Royal Mac Dic Hotel on the day his wife died, telling staff that his wife was staying on but was ill and did not wish to be disturbed.

Charmain Adusah was three months pregnant when she died and had an eight-year-old son from a previous relationship. Her body was found on March 20.

The church issued a statement on April 3 saying:

Global Light Revival Church regret to announce the passing away of our First Lady Mrs Charmaine Isaiah Adusah. The Church express our deepest sympathy to our Rev Eric Isaiah Adusah and the Speirs family and stand with them in prayer at this time.

This was followed by a statement this week saying:

The church wish to appeal to all to remain patient pending investigations into the TRUE cause of death of our Charmain Isaiah Adusah. In the meantime our thoughts and prayers remain with Rev Eric Isaiah and the Speirs family.

According to this report, Adusah – a self-proclaimed prophet and evangelical preacher – hurriedly left the hotel on the day his wife is believed to have died.

He flew back to London  but later returned to Ghana after his wife’s body was found by concerned hotel staff.

Adusah is being held on suspicion of murder.

Meanwhile, it is reported here that Julie Gall, a friend of the dead woman has launched an appeal for funds to bring her body home. Gall, who still lives in Arbroath, said:

I am raising funds on behalf of the family of my dear friend Charmain Speirs whose life was cruelly taken while visiting Ghana. She was three months pregnant.

We need to raise a fair bit of money to be able to support her family in bringing her body back to Scotland and lay her to rest at home.

Any money left over will go to the family to help towards her funeral cost. If there is any money remaining after this it will be put into a trust for her son.

14 responses to “London evangelist suspected of murder”

  1. Broga says:

    ” our thoughts and prayers remain with Rev Eric Isaiah and the Speirs family.”

    I wonder what they are praying for? This is usual after deaths or multiple deaths. God is exempt from responsibility, they can scarcely thank him, so what is the nature of the prayer request? If a child dies, particularly a pretty young girl, I have heard that “God wanted another angel.”

    I assume that at one level comfort is provided by religious belief. But, given a moment’s thought, can the comfort be other than shallow and precarious? I don’t know. I’m just curious and I know that in multiple deaths the clergy assume that they are entitled to descend on the bereaved like locusts.

  2. tonye says:

    Sorry to be OT, but came across this, looks like the rcc is set to be having some fun times ahead.

    http://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/gay-orgies-and-murder-scandals-engulf-vatican/ar-AAaAzDQ?ocid=AARDHP

  3. Broga says:

    @tonye: It seems that gay orgies are not enough and the game has been upgraded to murder scandals. I think these reports must be false. I don’t think men of God, exemplars of the church and men devoted to the Pope would do such things. More like the kind of thing that “people of faith” would expect from those militant atheists.

    We must watch this one. But you won’t hear much – or anything – of it on the PPC – Papa’s Broadcasting Corporation.

  4. barriejohn says:

    Have a look at the photos posted on that church site; they’re very revealing. There are two big boxes on the platform. One is for “Prayer Requests”. Reinhard Bonnke’s new best buddy, Daniel Kolenda, appeals for prayer requests on their TBN programme (Christ for All Nations). These pathetic scraps of paper are then placed in a large box (well – you have to take his word for it there), and Danny Boy and his simpering lady wife place their hands over them while he shuts his eyes tightly and earnestly implores his “god” to answer these heartfelt pleas for help. It’s pathetic. There is another large box marked “Building Fund”. Whatever can that be for? I have mentioned before how I had noticed a constant stream of people walking out to the platform when people like T D Jakes were in full flow, and leaving large envelopes on the floor. What, I wondered, did THEY contain? In another photo, while a service of some sort is taking place, a lone woman is writhing on the floor in front of the platform. They are clearly not embarrassed by this evidence of mental illness displayed by a member of their congregation – unless they failed to notice what is clearly visible to everyone else. They are exploiting people and taking advantage of the weakest and most vulnerable members of society, and I have no sympathy for them whatsoever.

  5. barriejohn says:

    Bishop John Jaw-Jaw Adu is something of a celebrity in Ghana. He keeps prophesying that all sorts of disasters are going to overtake the country unless people pray earnestly and avert the danger. It’s a win -win situation. If people die he is right, and if not then the prayers that he has called for have been successful. Fucking shyster!

    http://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/artikel.php?ID=298341

  6. barriejohn says:

    And who anoints these people “bishop”, might I ask? “Bishop” T D Jakes always wears expensive suits (his god has certainly “prospered” HIM), but appeared recently wearing a magnificent gold and black robe of some sort, something like this:

    http://media.salemwebnetwork.com/zcast/shared/imagetypes/Episode/LS/the-potters-house/2013/03-24/330573_005.jpg

    You really don’t know whether to laugh or cry.

  7. L.Long says:

    They suspect a religious person of killing??? WOW!!! I never heard of a religious person violating any of their gawds laws. I thought it was OK to kill your wife in the buyBull, OH WAIT! They are suppose to bring the woman to the priest for judgement then stoning. So ya he did it wrong way round.

  8. Marky Mark says:

    …And, another one bites the dust!

  9. tonye says:

    @Broga,

    Yes, the good old bbc, constantly spinning for religion.

    The greatest irony is that i’m forced to pay for it.

  10. Ex Patriot says:

    Why is it that this does not come as any surprise to me. Just another deluded god bot who thinks he can do what he wants to any one he chooses. I hope if he is guilty of this murder, I hope they put him away and throw the key into the pit of a volcano,

  11. Dave says:

    Why bring the poor deluded womans body home? She obviously enjoyed the company of these “religous beings” so why not leave her remains in their soil?

  12. Broga says:

    These pastors are shameless and repellent with their confident assertions about prophesies and prayers being answered. Looking at their willing victims I wonder whether their supporters deserve the shafting they get. “From the poor more will be taken. From the wealthy more will be asked from their victims.”

  13. dennis says:

    their attire is a symptom of the venom coming from their mouth but worse the congregation sees themselves each speaking and strutting like the con artist.

  14. Peterat says:

    Why doesn’t the church reach out and return the wife’s body? Surely she must have been doing the lord’s work there?!