Medics at Heyn Hospital have confirmed that Michael Job succumbed to pneumonia while receiving treatment.
Photos and videos showing him dressed as Jesus Christ have been widely shared on social media across Africa.
The man took up an invitation and joined the Kenyan congregation which subsequently began dancing and celebrating “Christ’s” arrival. After Sunday’s service ended “Jesus” was subsequently driven along the streets in a convoy of cars waving to onlookers.
While some might have found the event amusing or even believed the impersonation others were left fuming with one critic demanding the fraud be arrested.
Several South Africans slammed the incident, including pastor Sokhulu Mhlongo, who asked what was wrong with religious leaders and questioned whether they were even religious or were just in the profession to make money, the Malawi media reported.
He was this week deported from Kenya while arresting pastors that invited him according to media reports.