Mexican Family Accused of Human Sacrifices
- Mexican Family Accused of Human Sacrifices
Published March 30, 2012
Mexico City Eight members of a Mexican family were arrested in
the northern state of Sonora on suspicion of committing ritual murders,
The spokesman for the state Attorney General's Office, José
Larrinaga, told Efe that the arrests made on Tuesday resulted from a
recent report on the disappearance of a 7-year-old boy.
He said that when questioned by police on the matter, some of the boy's
family members began contradicting each other and finally confessed that
they had taken the youngster's life "as a sacrifice to Santa Muerte
He said that those in custody were interrogated about another minor
whose disappearance was reported about a year ago "and they admitted to
killing him as well and finally confessed that they had also slain a
The AG's office spokesman said that the investigations are continuing to
determine whether there were other participants in the murders or other
if more people were sacrificed.
The Santa Muerte cult, popular among drug traffickers and some other
Mexican criminals, is an eccentric blend of Christianity, Indian
traditions and folk beliefs that arose in the 1940s in poor Mexico City
neighborhoods and subsequently spread throughout the country....
Ofrecían a niños como sacrificio para la Santa Muerte, en Sonora
Offered to children as a sacrifice to the Santa Muerte, Sonora
Police dig up the bones Nacozari two ten year olds and a 55. There are
eight detainees of the same family - Daniel Sanchez Dorame /
Hermosillo, March 29. - The remains of three people-two boys and a woman
were unearthed by police officers in the municipality of Nacozari de
Garcia, Sonora. Early research suggests human sacrifices made by a
family in honor of Saint Death....
So far there are eight members of one family arrested for these acts,
which led the police officers to the place where they had buried their
victims and confessed to the crimes perpetrated in honor of Saint Death.
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