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Mom pleads guilty in cult starvation death — unless resurrection occurs

One Mind Ministries Accepting a plea bargain that her attorney described as unprecedented in American jurisprudence, a 22-year-old Maryland woman yesterday agreed to cooperate in the prosecution of other defendants in the death of her son under the condition that charges against her be dropped if the child rises from the dead.

As part of her probation, the woman must submit to treatment, including sessions with an expert on cult behavior. [Read more...]

Woman charged in death of son appears in court

Ria Ramkissoon From the moment that Ria Ramkissoon and her baby boy Javon joined the tiny religious cult, 1 Mind Ministries, in April 2006, her life would change irrevocably.

Now, the 21-year-old woman is sitting in the psychiatric unit of a city jail in Baltimore accused by police of slowly starving her son to death and allowing cult members to beat him for disobeying orders such as saying “amen” at meals. [Read more...]