NYPD: Parents beat two of their children in the church. One of them died
Police said that the American church “Word of Life” in a fit of fanaticism killed the son of their followers. The parents are directly involved in the execution of the murder. 19-year-old Leonard Lucas on Monday was found dead with gunshot wounds and possible serious injuries as a result of beatings. Lucas Leonard will autopsy conducted Onondaga County medical examiner in Syracuse (district New York).
Parents Lucas, they killed their son.
Brother of Lucas, 17-year-old Christopher Leonard, is in serious condition in the hospitale of New York, also with signs of severe beatings, according to Timoti O’Neyl in New Hartford, New York. Police believes that both boys got an injury in the church “Word of Life” in Chedviks, community. Both brothers received beatings in lower abdomen, groin, genitals, buttocks, back and shoulders, the lieutenant said. Parents of boys- Bruce Leonard, 65, and Deborah Leonard, 59 years old, were arrested and charged with first-degree murder, police said. Also arrested in the attack was a member of the church, Joseph Irwin, 26 years old, David Mori, 26, Linda Moreya, 54 years old, and others. The court set bail for the parents in the amount of $ 100,000 for other partners for $ 50,000.
“It all started when teenagers refused to confess sin,” said O’Neill. “We do not know all the details, but it found that the pastor called to clean teens, after which they were mercilessly beaten for several hours.”
Police are particularly concerned for the health and safety of his brother Lucas, Christopher, who can be hurt, police said. On Monday evening, the police came to the church in search of Christopher, she found several people inside, including Saru Fergyuson, step sister of two teenagers, Linda Morey, four children and Ferguson . Ferguson took part in the beating of two teenagers, said ofitser O’Nil. Found minors were transferred to the custody service .Some people who were inside the church used the right to remain silent, when police tried to question them, – said O’Neill.
“Church” Word of Life
Extreme violence, which is not often seen, especially in large metropolitan areas today. Nevertheless, the religious fanatics exist in every religion. Like the ISIS in Islam, many charismatic churches and sects of America threaten its members and the outside world. If in 90 years the greatest scandals happening around “Jehovah’s Witnesses”, today we can see the new members of religious fanatics.