May 16, 2022

San Jose exorcism: three relatives charged after 3 year-old dies at San Jose Iglesia’s Apostoles y Profetas church, police say

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) — San Jose police introduced two new arrests following the dying of a 3-year-old baby allegedly topic to an exorcism final fall in San Jose, police introduced on Friday.

The sufferer’s uncle Rene Aaron Hernandez-Santos, and grandfather Rene Trigueros Hernandez had been charged on Wednesday within the dying of Arely Naomi Proctor.

Police say the sufferer’s mom, Claudia Hernandez-Santos, was arrested and formally charged with baby abuse again on Jan. 31, 2022, resulting in the dying of the sufferer.

Again on Sept. 24 2021, police responded to a report of a kid dying at a house with a makeshift church referred to as Iglesia Apostoles y Profetas situated on the property, in response to court docket paperwork obtained by our information companion, the Mercury Information.

Authorities say first responders arrived on scene and located the lady unresponsive, then carried out life-saving measures.

She was taken to a neighborhood hospital, the place she was pronounced useless.

The Santa Clara County health worker’s workplace beforehand dominated the dying a murder attributable to asphyxiation.

Particulars of the case weren’t made public at the time, however the San Jose Mercury Information reported on it amid new scrutiny on the church following the current kidnapping of a 3-month-old child that led police to go looking the church.

Based on court docket information, Hernandez informed police she believed her daughter was possessed as a result of she would “wake up and scream or cry periodically.” She and her brother introduced the kid to the church on Sept. 24 the place they had been joined by a pastor to carry out an exorcism, the Mercury Information reported. All three are accused of forcing the lady to vomit, whereas squeezing her neck, believing it could drive spirits from her physique.

Related Press contributed to this report