Woman pleads guilty in cult killings

LaRhonda Renee Smith
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.

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.

Woman slain in cult case had been shot three times

Antoinetta McKoy A woman who reportedly attempted to leave a religious cult was beaten for hours before being shot to death by Peter Moses, the polygamous sect’s leader.

Seven people have been charged with her murder, and prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty for Moses.

Some charges dismissed against alleged cult leader Peter Moses

Peter Moses A judge has dismissed four charges against a suspected ‘cult’ leader who is charged in connection with the death of a 5-year-old boy and his ex-girlfriend.

But Peter Moses Jr. may still face the death penalty in connection with the deaths of 5-year-old Jadon Higganbothan and 28-year-old Antoinetta McKoy.

Seven indicted in ‘cult’ murder case

Peter Moses A Durham County, North Carolina grand jury has indicted seven people in connection with the deaths of a 5-year-old boy and young woman.

Among those indicted is alleged cult leader 27-year-old Peter Moses Jr.

Boy’s body found in ‘cult’ murder case

Jadon Higganbothan Late Wednesday morning investigators in Durham, NC, discovered the body of Antoinetta Yvonne McKoy, who was reported missing in February.

Police have charged seven people, including suspected cult leader Peter Moses, in that case.

Now comes news that the body of 5-year-old Jadon Higganbothan, who was last seen in October, has also been located.

NC Police charge 7 people in Black Hebrews ‘cult’ murder case

Peter Moses Durham, NC, police on Wednesday charged seven people with murder in the death of Antoinetta Yvonne McKoy, who was reported missing in February.

Suspected cult leader, 27-year-old Peter Moses, is among those charged.

Cult leader linked to missing boy appears in court

Peter Moses Suspected cult leader Peter Moses, who police believe is linked to the disappearance of a woman and a 5-year-old boy, appeared in court Tuesday on unrelated charges.

Moses, 27, faces numerous charges including one count of second-degree kidnapping, one count of assault by pointing a gun, one count of assault on a female, one count of communicating threats and failure to appear in court on earlier charges.

Police arrest suspected cult leader plus mother of missing boy

Peter Moses Police in Durham, N.C., have arrested a suspected cult leader and the mother of a missing 6-year-old boy.

Warrants suggest Peter Moses and Vania Sisk are connected with the disappearance of Jadon Higganbothan and 28-year-old Antoinetta McKoy, who are both believed to be dead.
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