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Pastor and presbyter drown after baptism ceremony in horror reservoir accident

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Pastor and presbyter drown after baptism ceremony in horror reservoir accident


Pastor and presbyter drown after baptism ceremony in horror reservoir accident

A pastor and a presbyter have drowned after going to a reservoir in Brazil to carry out a baptism.

 

Pastor Davi Santos, 40, and presbyter Samuel Sergio, 38, lost their lives at the Atibainha reservoir, in the south-eastern Brazilian municipality of Nazare Paulista, at around midday on 25th October.

 

According to local media, the group had taken part in a baptism of eight people and went in the reservoir to cool down before going home to the city of Guarulhos.

 

Samuel Sergio got dragged by the current and cried for help, and as he was drowning Davi Santos went in to try to rescue him. However, he also got dragged down by the current.

 

Pastor and presbyter drown after baptism ceremony in horror reservoir accident

 

Others  present at the scene called the emergency services. Sadly when the fire brigade arrived and recovered the bodies of the pair, they were already dead.

 

An autopsy and a police investigation are underway.

 

The pair belonged to the Pentecostal ‘Assembleia de Deus’ church, which is headquartered in Rio de Janeiro and has…



Source: Linda Ikeji