Steven Tari

 

 

Age: 41

 

Summary: Papua New Guinean religious cult leader of a Christian-influenced cargo cult who was known as "Black Jesus" because he claimed to be the Messiah or the Christ and became notorious for alleged human sacrifices, rape, murder and cannibalism before he was convicted of four counts of rape in 2010 and sentenced to 20 years in prison, but who escaped from custody in March 2013 and remained at large for several months.

 

 

Cause of Death: Hacked to death by an angry mob

 

Born: 1971

 

Died: August 29, 2013

 

Location: Gal, Papua New Guinea