Jamaican preacher Kevin O. Smith, parishioners arrested for alleged human sacrifices


A Jamaican preacher and 41 of his congregants were arrested last week after two people were killed during an alleged “human sacrifice.”

Kevin O. Smith, a self-proclaimed “prophet,” and the church members were arrested for slitting the throats of 39-year-old office worker Tanecka Gardner and an unidentified man.

Friends told the Jamaica Observer Gardner had been buying “essentials” in the weeks before her death, as Smith told his congregants that a flood was about to sweep in.

“Even recently, she has been stocking up on kerosene oil and cooking oil,” a friend told the Observer. “She told me that the pastor said that they must buy brown rice because something is going to happen.”

The day of the murders, Smith ordered parishioners to dress in white, wrap their cellphones in tin foil, leave the devices at home and head to the church, the Mirror reported.

The pastor wrote on Facebook: “The Ark is loading now! Leave immediately dressed in white … It is a Roman Catholic sacrifice — it will have no survivors.”

According to the Mirror, after Gardner was killed, a man also had his throat slit in a bid to rid his body of “impure” blood. Three others were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

At the scene police found more potential victims, including naked men and animals, who had been lined up to be next, it is reported.

Authorities are also looking into child sexual abuse allegations surrounding Smith.

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  1. IF this is true, this devil needs to be executed by the state, and all who participated in his wickedness. According to what is alleged, this guy is NO “preacher”, but an agent of darkness and satanic delusion. Cast that devil out and condemn him to the pit. IF things are as alleged in the article, this guy (upon guilt determined by the court) must pay the ultimate price…hanging by the neck until dead. There are a couple of these socalled preachers that need to be watched closely right in our own homeland. There are some real nut cases out there disguised as preachers. Be careful. Check the spirit. Things are not always as they want us to think they are.

  2. They’re quacks like that operating in this same Antigua. They probably have not become as vile yet in their so called churches.

  3. I am still trying hard to understand how people can be that irrational to be taken in by such nonsense and part with their money as well. This 21st century Noah’s Ark story is so sad.

    • What’s the difference between that and the pie in the sky ideas UPP touting in trying to win an election?

      • @Just Saying
        You sound foolish or you are an ass. When is murdering people pie in the sky? You love the Labour Party so much that I guess if they were to invite you to be a human sacrifice, you would ask how soon?

  4. Quite recently a pseudo christian lady here in Antigua on her blog was talking about something similar to happen.

  5. “When you know what a man wants you know who he is and how to move him” George R.R. Martin.

    He read them like a book and manipulated them to his benefit. He is not the first, and definitely will not be the last. Show me a man that has not been fooled or manipulated by another and I will show streets made of the purest gold.

  6. Matthew 7:15 – Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.

    1Peter 4:17,18 – For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?

    And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?

  7. Be particularly careful of those “independent” types, who are accountable to no one but themselves. Some of these false prophets even call themselves “bishops”, “arch-bishops” and “apostles”. Many should be in a mental home or behind bars. These crackpots are NOT the “Lord’s anointed” as they’d have us to believe. Yes, they are here, right here in Antigua. They often preach a mixture of truth and error, and thereby are able to suck the gullible in, and deceive a few here and there. They love to brag that they are “non-denominational” and “independent”. What these false prophets really mean is they are a law unto themselves, and nobody going to tell them what to do! BEWARE OF FALSE PROPHETS and false bishops and false pastors and false apostles, and some of these so-called “evangelists” too. These control freaks use religion as a cover for their dirty deeds. They are nasty. This idiot in Jamaica may be an extreme example, but the seeds of that kind of crazy cultist evil are right here, too, all under the guise of “true religion”. Flee from them as you would from the wrath that is to come. They wicked. They false. In some cases, they just plain crazy.

    • “How can they preach except they be sent?” My pastor has regional Superintendents he is accountable to, and he himself has a pastor. Beware of the mavericks

  8. I see no difference in that pastor and the current ABLP administration.

    Charles Tabor how you as a congregant pay taxes and function in this environment? When you figure that out perhaps you would get insight into what transpired at the hands of the authority figure in Jamaica.

  9. That man is no “preacher”
    He is a devil worshipper! Satan demands human sacrifice. God became the sacrifice himself for humanity (John 3:16)

  10. You have to ask yourself what negativity is in these people’s lives so that they would be so easily lead like sheep. They are downright stupid and behave like drug addicts.

    • @ PJ I asked myself the same question and made the same judgment, but after some deep cogitation I realised this man is only a small player in a much larger game. Should Kim, Putin, Trump, Xi Jin ping shout WAR then WAR it is. All these men hold sway over millions and the majority of their country men will follow them to Hell itself without fear or favor.

      Let’s not forget our very own Alan Stanford and his blood oath of silence with Mr. King, and all of the former employees who still sing his praises to this day. One only needs to read the comments on this platform by defenders of their political party and you see how steadfast they are in their respective convictions. Some were born to be led by those who can lead, even if the path leads to their deaths.

  11. False prophet/agent of the devil. Ppl need to know the bible and seek a relationship with God so they are not mislead my these savages

  12. There is a church located in town that is always having service anytime of the day. It is usually crowded and seems odd to me.

  13. Watch ya now, me neva kno seh a suh jamaican people chupit !
    Man line up naked wit animal dem fe get slaughter.
    Jah kno me nah badda employ no jamaican fe do dis ya likkle wok me hab, me prefer wait hole week fe me local people dweet.

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