- Publish Date
- Sunday, 16 April 2017, 10:18AM
Psychic medium Kelvin Cruickshank had a packed audience in tears when he believed he was contacted by All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu from beyond the grave.
Rugby giant Lomu died in November 2015 after suffering a heart attack associated with a chronic kidney condition.
Sensing Murder star Cruickshank reveals how the bizarre message from the other side came during a live performance in Auckland in the middle of last year when Lomu's brother John was in the audience.
"It was an incredible experience because I knew Jonah personally, he was quite close to my son," Cruickshank says. "I had no idea his brother was in the hall and there wasn't a dry eye in the house when Jonah came through."
The incident is described in the TV psychic's upcoming new book, Surrounded by Spirit.
In it, he tells how John Lomu went to the show with wife Kristen at the last minute using tickets returned by fans who couldn't make it along.
"They were sitting at the back of the theatre and I could barely see them, but their family members started coming through, so I began by going to Kristen first," Cruickshank recalls. "After a while, a man in spirit, who was clearly there for John, got my attention.
"I was given the name Joe, and John said that it was his brother."
Cruickshank then told John his brother was telling him he didn't get the chance to say goodbye.
John explains, "I only went along to Kelvin's show to keep my wife happy," John says in the book. "She's right into it, and was hoping to get a message from one of her family members who had recently died.
"I didn't believe that Kelvin or anyone else could talk to people who have passed over.
"I was slouched down in my seat when Kelvin started talking to us and I wasn't sure if he was talking to me or the guy behind me.
"When he started saying Jonah Lomu, I couldn't believe it. I was in a daze actually ... That was pretty amazing.
- This article was first published on nzherald.co.nz and is republished here with permission.