Self-described spiritual psychic Sylvia Browne as come under scrutiny now that Amanda Berry has been found alive and well.
In 2004 Browne was a guest on the Montel Williams show and emphatically told Amanda’s mother Louwana Berry that her daughter was dead.
Family members indicate that Mrs. Berry died of a broken heart two years later.
Mentalist, the Amazing Kreskin, had this to say on the subject: “It’s the height of irresponsibility and it indirectly aids the criminal because the people who believe the psychic may have less of a reason to continue to search for the victim.”
Psychic medium Browne posted a statement regarding the failed prediction on her website:
For nearly six decades, Sylvia Browne has dedicated her life to helping others as a spiritual psychic and guide. She has been called upon to assist individuals, families, and law enforcement agencies across the U.S. and Canada on hundreds of high profile criminal investigations. She has received numerous commendations for the positive impact her contributions have provided, resulting in important information and leads that have ultimately led to the closure of major investigations.
“For more than 50 years as a spiritual psychic and guide, when called upon to either help authorities with missing person cases or to help families with questions about their loved ones, I have been more right than wrong. If ever there was a time to be grateful and relieved for being mistaken, this is that time. Only God is right all the time. My heart goes out to Amanda Berry, her family, the other victims and their families. I wish you a peaceful recovery.” – Sylvia Browne
Sherry Cole, Amanda Berry’s cousin reached out to Sylvia this morning to let her know that she supports her, loves her, knows Sylvia never claims to be 100% right, but wanted to let her know that she was accurate in her description of the perpetrators at the time.
“Our family in no way blames Sylvia. This doesn’t change anything. We still love her and believe in her.” Sherry Cole
Amanda disappeared in Cleveland, Ohio on April 21, 2003, shortly after making a call to her sister to let her know someone was giving her a ride home from work. Ten years later, Amanda, along with Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, were found alive in the home of Ariel Castro, where she had been held captive for the past decade.
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