Police: Man ‘Possessed by Witch’ Charged With Domestic Battery

Park Forest, IL–(ENEWSPF)– A man who turned himself in at the Park Forest Police Department on an outstanding warrant allegedly told police he had struck a family member in the face, causing serious injury, police said, because he believes he was "possessed by a witch" at the time.

Herbert Gray, 52, 202 Miami St., Park Forest, entered the PFPD at 5:15 a.m. on June 29, allegedly telling police he wanted to turn himself in after he learned he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. Police say he told them he was "possessed by a witch" when he allegedly struck a family member.

Gray was charged with domestic battery and processed on an outstanding warrant charging interfering with the reporting of domestic violence.

Related: Park Forest Police Reports for July 3, 2011