Wednesday, 8 April 2015

Family of the pregnant wife of a London pastor found dead in the bath in a Ghanaian hotel demand justice

Charmain Speirs with her husband, pastor Eric Isaiah Adusah (Picture: Facebook)

The couple met last July and married in September following what was described as a “whirlwind romance”.  They flew out to Ghana last month for a three-day religious conference.

Eric Isaiah Adusah, a self-proclaimed prophet, was today being questioned by murder detectives in Accra, Ghana, following the death of his British wife, Charmain Speirs, 41 who was discovered by staff at  the Mac-Dic Royal Plaza Hotel in Koforidua three days after her husband, the leader of an evangelical church in Tottenham North London, checked out, allegedly saying she did not want to be disturbed.

Her body was reportedly wrapped in a white towel and close to decomposition when discovered on March 20.  

Worshippers at the Global Light Revival Ministries told the Standard he had returned to the UK for a church event before flying back to his homeland in a “distressed” state after being informed of the death. They described his arrest as a “terrible mistake”.

Friends and family of the late pregnant Charmain speirs today demanded justice as they paid tribute to their daughter fodly called “sweet angel”.

Ms Speirs’s mother Linda Speirs, 61, from Arbroath near Dundee, posted on Facebook: “My lovely daughter in memory to your son we will get justice for you Charmain, love mammy.”
She also shared an image from an ultrasound scan, with the words: “Thinking of all our sweet angels who are spending Easter in Heaven.”

Lorraine Rushton, 43, a schoolfriend who has known Charmain for more than 25 years, told the Standard: “We are all in shock... We will get justice for her.”

The congregation at the church’s headquarters in Tottenham were today said to be “stunned and shocked” by the arrest of their head pastor.

A spokesman said: “The Ministry express our deepest sympathy to our Prophet Eric Isaiah and the Speirs family and stand with them in prayer.

“The church wish to appeal to all to remain patient pending investigations into the true cause of death of our Charmain Isaiah Adusah.”

A Foreign Office spokesman said: “We can confirm the death of a British national in Ghana. We are providing consular assistance to the family at this difficult time.”

Eric Isaiah Adusah has not been charged.

Source:  London Evening Standard.

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