Sad new the New York media has been reporting sinister details surrounding Pastor Zachery Tims’s death that involve drugs and rumors that he wasn’t alone. While the investigation continues more than 1,000 miles away, the 7,000 faithful of the New Destiny Church must begin rebuilding without knowing what happened to their leader. Tims’ former wife Riva was among the followers who gathered inside the church to honor him.

Meanwhile, detectives in New York told WFTV that they are reviewing video and phone records because their investigation into his death is still open. Several published reports said on Tuesday that New York City police believe the “white substance” found on Tims was drugs. Officials with the medical examiner’s office said only toxicology reports will determine how he died and if there were any chemicals in his body. READ MORE