Category: Daniel Perez

Commune leader accused of drowning woman for insurance money

Daniel Perez Suspected Kansas cult leader Daniel Perez accused of killing a woman in 2003 allegedly instructed a child to lie to police that the young mother accidentally drowned in the pool trying to rescue her two-year-old daughter.

Prosecutors have portrayed Perez as a domineering commune leader who got group members and friends alike to do his bidding, sometimes with threats of violence.