Viral Message: A man turned himself in to the police in Jerusalem this morning, claiming he’s not only a time traveler but also the killer of Jesus Christ.

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The Jerusalem District Police has confirmed that an unidentified man dressed in a Roman armor presented himself this morning in its headquarters,  carrying a blood-covered spear-like weapon.

The man, who speaks only in Latin, identified himself as the Roman centurion Caius Longinus Anxanumus and claimed to be a time traveler from the first century AD.

According to police spokesman Jacob Levine, the man claims he’s the killer of Jesus Christ and that the weapon he carried is the one the “Holy Lance” that pierced the Christ in his side during the Crucifixion.

The man also claimed that God tormented and tortured him for almost 2000 years to punish him for his crimes.

The Jerusalem District Police believes the man might suffer from schizophrenia or similar mental issue and are asking the public for help in identifying him.

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Chetan Sharma is an Indian fact-checker and news writer, writing news for Ayupp since 2014.

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