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Mother Allegedly Kills Daughter With Crucifix, Thinking Devil Possessed Her


Juanita Gomez via Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office An Oklahoma woman thought her daughter was possessed by the devil, so she allegedly used a religious item to kill her, court records say. Police said that Juanita Gomez admitted to shoving a crucifix down the throat of her 33-year-old daughter Geneva.

An affidavit said that Geneva was found at home, with a cross on her chest, with her body positioned like a cross. Police reportedly found her when they went to Juanita’s home on a welfare call.

According to court documents, Juanita Gomez was charged with first-degree murder. She is being held in jail without bond.

[Image via Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office]

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