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Kenya Exhumes Bodies of 47 Cult Members Who Starved Themselves to Death

HeadlineApr 24, 2023

In Kenya, authorities have exhumed the bodies of 47 followers of a Christian cult who apparently starved themselves to death. Investigators say Pastor Paul Mackenzie Nthenge convinced members of the Good News International Church they would go to heaven if they stopped eating. Police say they’ve rescued over a dozen members of the cult from starvation, only to have them continue to refuse food. Most of the bodies exhumed so far were of women and children.

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