This is our archive of news items tagged spiritual cleansing.

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Second woman raped during ‘spiritual cleansing,’ officials say

Alberto Flores Ramirez A man charged in April with raping a woman in a Santa Ana, California motel room under the pretense of performing a “spiritual cleansing” involving raw eggs has been charged with sexually assaulting a second woman using the same ruse.

The second victim came forward after seeing reports of the first case on a Spanish-language television station. [Read more...]

Police: Spiritual cleansing with raw eggs leads to rape

Alberto Ramirez A 36-year-old spiritual healer has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman during a cleansing with raw eggs, police says.

Alberto Flores Ramirez was taken into custody Tuesday and booked at the Santa Ana City Jail on suspicion of rape and making criminal threats. [Read more...]