Masimba Chirayi a 37 year old Pastor, who allegedly killed a member during baptism claimed that he mistook one of his members he killed during baptism for a vampire.

Masimba Chirayi who is a Reverend at New Johanne Masowe, Zimbabwe, said he did not kill Wendy Thinnamay Masuka over the weekend on purpose, as she stated that she appeared like a dangerous creature to him.

The Pastor who was released on bail with the trial date fixed for May, 2018, said;

“In my eyes she was like a vampire possessed by demons, she was violent and I thought she was going to kill people so I kept her submerged in water until I overpowered her”

It is expected that several congregants will testify against during his next trial.