Cult Starved Toddler Who Wouldn't Say Amen: Cops

Mom and 4 others charged in boy's death
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Aug 12, 2008 4:15 AM CDT
The little boy's body was stuffed in a suitcase.   ((c) Uncleweed)
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(Newser) – A toddler was starved to death in a religious cult for refusing to say "amen" at the end of meals, according to police. The body of the 2-year-old was stuffed in a suitcase when the 1 Mind Ministries cult fled from Baltimore to Philadelphia, authorities said. The toddler's mother and four others have been charged with murder. At one point the group gathered around the boy's body and "prayed for resurrection," authorities said.