Friday, June 19, 2009

Voodoo Ritual Lands Girl In Hospital

A New York mother and grandmother have been charged with setting a six-year-old girl on fire, as part of a voodoo ritual. Police have said the girl was set alight with lighter fluid during the ritual that caused severe burns to over 25 per cent of her body.The girl was only taken to a hospital after a relative intervened. The 29-year-old mother has been charged with assault and endangering the welfare of a child. The girl's grandmother, 70, was charged with reckless endangerment of a child.