Prosecutors announced a breakthrough in the case of Latarsha Sander, the 43-year-old woman who fatally stabbed her children at the beginning of this year. During a press conference held on Tuesday, a Plymouth County District Attorney declared that the Brockton Killer Mother might have slain her children to become famous and live off donations.
Brockton Killer Mother Allegedly Performed Voodoo Ritual
Jessica Kenny, a Plymouth County District Attorney revealed that Latarsha Sanders set in motion a plan to use this tragedy to her benefit. Several court documents show that months before slaying her children, Latarsha set up multiple GoFundMe campaigns and a private P.O. box, dedicated exclusively to fan mail.
More than that, the money received through the GoFundMe campaign would be directed, according to Latarsha’s journal to whoever had the better story. Although the prosecutors never found conclusive evidence to prove that Sanders killed her children for fame and money, it will still be used during the woman’s trial.
At the same time, prosecutors have teamed up with homicide detective in order to investigate another lead that could explain Sanders’ actions.
During her court appearance, Sanders’ mother described her daughter as being mentally unstable. Moreover, the woman also said that her daughter had a long-lived Illuminati obsession which fueled her paranoia to the point she was caught using a baby monitor to eavesdrop on her neighbors.
Sanders’ obsession with Kabbalistic groups such as the Illuminati might have paved the way to other mystical practices. As the woman would declare before the authorities, her children’s deaths were part of a Voodoo ritual whose purpose remains unknown.
As part of this ritual, the murderer claims that she had to stab her children at least 50 times so that the spell could work.
The coroner’s report revealed that Edso Brito, Sanders’ 8-year-old son passed away after receiving 76 puncture wounds. La’son, Edso’s 5-year-old sister, was stabbed 103 times, only 23 of them being fatal. After stabbing the girl, the Brockton killer mother inserted a taper candle in the girl’s throat.
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