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Nov
05

Mexico busts suspected US cult over triple murder

Mexico busts suspected US cult over triple murderCiudad Juárez (Mexico) (AFP) – An American accused of leading a cult and wanted at home on pedophilia charges was arrested in Mexico along with 26 other people as part of a triple homicide investigation, officials said on Sunday. Orson William Black Jr. was arrested in the northern border state of Chihuahua along with his four wives and 22 other people including an undetermined number of minors, state prosecutors said. Around 100 police officers swooped on the three houses and two ranches where William Black and his followers were living, in a joint operation with the US Federal Bureau of Investigation, prosecutors said in a statement.