This is our archive of news items tagged Voodoo.

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17 Years for mom convicted of burning daughter in voodoo ritual

Marie Lauradin A mother who set fire to her young daughter in a voodoo ritual has been sentenced to 17 years in jail.

Queens Supreme Court Justice Richard Buchter scolded Marie Lauradin for lying to cops and probation officers about how her daughter, Frantzcia Saintil, was set on fire, leaving her with life-altering scars over 25 percent of her body. [Read more...]

Woman says she was kidnapped and beaten by Santeria voodo group

Santeria Voodoo A woman found beaten and lying on the side of U.S. 1 in St. Johns County told deputies she ended up that way after a voodoo ceremony in Flagler County related to the autumnal equinox.

Michelle Rene Wood, 42, of Palm Coast was found covered in blood with both eyes swollen shut early Monday, according to a St. Johns County sheriff’s report. A rope was tied around her right wrist and a bungee cord around her left ankle, the report states. [Read more...]