Amish Leader in Beard-Cutting Attacks Gets 15 Years

Samuel Mullet, 67, says he isn't running a cult

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Feb 8, 2013 3:21 PM CST

(Newser) – The ringleader in a series of hair- and beard-cutting attacks on fellow Amish religious followers in Ohio was sentenced today to 15 years in prison. Before his sentencing, Samuel Mullet Sr., 67, denied being a cult leader but told the judge he was ready to...   Read full story »


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