Jail term cut in voodoo death appeal

10th November 2003, Comments 0 comments

5 November 2003 , AMSTERDAM — A 24-year-old woman was sentenced on Wednesday in the Leeuwarden Appeals Court to 18 months jail for assaulting a five-year-old girl during a voodoo-like ritual. Intended to rid the victim of the devil, the ritual killed the girl.

5 November 2003

AMSTERDAM — A 24-year-old woman was sentenced on Wednesday in the Leeuwarden Appeals Court to 18 months jail for assaulting a five-year-old girl during a voodoo-like ritual. Intended to rid the victim of the devil, the ritual killed the girl.

The Groningen woman, identified as D. P., had previously been sentenced to a three-year jail term, a nu.nl news report said.

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