Tag: Jadon Higganbothan

Woman pleads guilty in cult killings

A woman has been jailed for up to 30 years for her part in the murders of two people — one a woman who wanted to leave the cult; the other a 4-year old boy shot by the cult’s leader.

The wife of a cult leader in the Mexican ‘slavery cult’ raided last week has told reporters followers were treated with cruelty, including humiliation and psychological torture.

Cult leader Tony Alamo has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court in the hope it will overturn a ruling in a civil lawsuit against him.

And the Moonies, whose failed ‘Messiah’ recently died, have put on another mass wedding.

Charges dropped against suspected cult members

Sheilda Harris and Sheila Moses Two of seven members of a suspected Durham, NC cult were released from jail Thursday after authorities dropped charges against them.

Sheilda Harris and Sheila Moses are the mother and sister of Pete Moses, the leader of the suspected cult who pleaded guilty earlier this week to killing Antoinetta McKoy, 28, and Jadon Higganbothan, 4, in 2010.

Fingerprint links cult leader to dead bodies in murder case

Peter Moses Investigators have matched a fingerprint from the graves of a young boy and a woman with the leader of a religious cult who has been charged in their deaths, search warrants issued by the Durham, NC Police Department show.

The single fingerprint found on a piece of tape that had been wrapped around plastic bags that encased the body of 5-year-old Jadon Higganbothan has been conclusively identified as belonging to Peter Lucas Moses Jr.

Jadon Higganbothan died from single gunshot wound; Cult leader charged

Jadon Higganbothan An autopsy report released Tuesday shows 5-year-old Jadon Higganbothan died from a gunshot wound to the head before being wrapped in plastic bags and buried in a shallow grave behind a Durham, N.C. home.

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against the cult leader who is charged with his murder.

Death penalty sought for cult leader in murder of woman and 5-year-old boy

Jadon Higganbothan Prosecutors in Durham, N.C. will seek the will seek the death penalty against cult leader Pete Moses, Jr., who is accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and a child.

District Attorney Tracey Cline said Friday 27-year-old Peter Lucas Moses shot 5-year-old Jadon Higganbothan because he thought the boy was gay.