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Woman exorcises sofa, burns down house


Posted on Wednesday, 29 August, 2018 | Comment icon 30 comments

Setting fire to your furniture is never a good idea. Image Credit: James E. Foehl / US Navy
A woman in Louisiana ended up setting her own house on fire after attempting to exorcise a 'possessed' sofa.
The peculiar series of events occurred back on August 11th when 53-year-old JoLynn Winn of Arnold Road in Louisiana set her sofa on fire because she believed that it was possessed by the Devil.

While it's unclear whether or not this apparent 'ritual' was successful in extricating the demon from the furniture, there was no mistaking the subsequent fire that quickly tore through the property.

Suffering from smoke inhalation, Winn was ultimately rescued from the building by firefighters.

She was also arrested by the fire marshall for starting the blaze in the first place.

Source: Times Now News | Comments (30)

Tags: Possession, Exorcism

Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #21 Posted by Timothy on 30 August, 2018, 2:37
Believing in the paranormal?  (Sorry, couldn’t resist)
Comment icon #22 Posted by Timothy on 30 August, 2018, 2:40
She may have been too far gone, keep it in the bank for someone else. 
Comment icon #23 Posted by pallidin on 30 August, 2018, 11:36
I have to do this please forgive me... Remastered audio.  
Comment icon #24 Posted by Astra. on 30 August, 2018, 12:19
 
Comment icon #25 Posted by paperdyer on 30 August, 2018, 16:55
They do have wards in many hospitals to treat the wackos.  Is that the PC term?  Maybe "Individual in a different reality"?  Or "individual with alternative perceptions"? At any rate she extricated her house from her address.  That home will never bother that address again!
Comment icon #26 Posted by Calibeliever on 30 August, 2018, 17:38
"Woman exorcises sofa house"
Comment icon #27 Posted by pallidin on 31 August, 2018, 23:41
Yep, you nailed it from the PC angle!
Comment icon #28 Posted by GlitterRose on 1 September, 2018, 1:25
Ugh...I kick myself for not thinking of that first.
Comment icon #29 Posted by UFOwatcher on 1 September, 2018, 15:00
Now she has angered the gods of Fire, Smoke and Stupidity...
Comment icon #30 Posted by MySummerJob on 13 September, 2018, 2:22
I... Wow... What drives people to do this? I mean, even if she where trying to exorcise the couch like she says then even with that she failed because burning things don't work with exorcisms. Seriously, what is she trying to do? Bring back the Salem Witch Trials or something? Also reminds me of this meme.


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