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 One Mind Ministries

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Tuesday May 18, 2010
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One Mind Ministries Three cult members have been sentenced for the death of a toddler starved for not saying “Amen” after meals.

Authorities say they manipulated 23-year-old Ria Ramkissoon, who believed her baby would be resurrected through the dead through prayer. When that didn’t happen one member stuffed the body in a suit cases and left it in a storage shed in Philadelphia.

Wednesday April 21, 2010
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One Mind Ministries A woman who starved her 1-year-old son to death at the behest of a the leader of a religious group has been given a suspended sentence and probation.

Ria Ramkissoon was a member of 1 Mind Ministries but in a plea agreement she testified against the cult’s leader.

Tuesday March 2, 2010
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One Mind Ministries Closing arguments are expected today in the Baltimore trial of three members of an alleged cult — the now defunct 1 Mind Ministries — who are accused of starving a toddler to death because he didn’t pray properly.

The defendants, who are representing themselves, rested their cases within minutes Monday without calling any witnesses.

Thursday February 25, 2010
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One Mind Ministries The mother of a dead child testified Wednesday that she agreed to starve her toddler son, who refused to say “amen,” to rid him of a demonic spirit that was potentially placed there when her own mother offered the boy up to the devil.

She still believes God will resurrect her son.

Tuesday February 23, 2010
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One Mind Ministries The leader of a religious cult was “outraged” when a 1-year-old boy did not say “Amen” before a meal and ordered her followers to deprive him of food and water until he died, a Baltimore prosecutor told jurors Monday.

Three members of the now-defunct cult known as 1 Mind Ministries are on trial for murder in the death of Javon Thompson

Wednesday February 17, 2010
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One Mind Ministries Queen Antoinette – aka Toni Sloan or Toni Ellsberry – sat at a defense table Tuesday and grimaced every time she heard a statement she didn’t like, particularly those containing the words “cult” or “commune.”

Her actions irked Assistant Public Defender Maureen Rowland, representing one of Antoinette’s co-defendants in a bizarre homicide case that involves the alleged starvation death of a toddler.

Tuesday February 16, 2010
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One Mind Ministries Two women who were part of the now defunct One Mind Ministries cult won’t have the benefit of lawyers when they go on trial on charges they starved a 1-year-old boy to death.

The boy’s mother has agreed to testify against the group members.

Friday February 12, 2010
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One Mind Ministries The focus will be the leader of the small group One Mind Ministries, which police call a cult.

Queen Antoinette ordered followers to starve a 16-month-old boy in 2007 because he didn’t say “Amen” at breakfast, prosecutors say in court records.

Friday October 30, 2009
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Javon Thompson A former member of a religious cult backed out of a plea deal Friday and will face trial on charges that he and others starved a toddler to death because the boy refused to say “Amen” after meals.

Marcus A. Cobbs, 22, had agreed to plead guilty to a lesser charge of accessory after the fact. But his attorney abruptly withdrew the plea after a dispute with prosecutors over the conditions of his release.

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Javon Thompson A member of the now defunct religious cult One Mind Ministries is planning to plead guilty to a reduced charge related to the starvation death of 1-year-old Javon Thompson.

The attorney for Marcus Cobbs says he will plead guilty Friday to accessory after the fact, according to the Associated Press.

The boy’s mother and several other members of the cult were charged in connection with the boy’s death, who was allegedly starved because he would not say ‘Amen’ after meals.

A trial for the other members has been postponed until January 27.

Tuesday October 27, 2009
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One Mind Ministries The trial of three members of 1 Mind Ministries, a religious cult, has been postponed until Jan. 27.

A fourth cult member will have his case heard on Friday — a possible sign that he intends to plead guilty, AP reports.

The cult members have been accused of starving a toddler to death because he would not say ‘amen’ at meal times.

Monday October 26, 2009
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Javon Thompson Four members of a religious cult accused of starving a 1-year-old boy to death are scheduled for trial Monday, AP reports.

Authorities say the cult members starved 1-year-old Javon Thompson to death because the boy did not say “Amen” after meals.

Tuesday July 14, 2009
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Javon Thompson Two cult of four cult members scheduled to stand trial in the starvation death of a child have yet to hire lawyers.

The 1-year-old boy was starved because he refused to say ‘Amen’ after meals.

The boy’s mother is to testify against the other cult members.