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Autistic Boy Dies During ‘Exorcism’

Autistic Boy Dies During 'Exorcism'

Autistic Boy Dies During 'Exorcism'

Autistic Boy Dies During ‘Exorcism’:

An autistic 8-year-old boy died while wrapped in sheets during a prayer service held to exorcise the evil spirits that church members blamed for his condition. The minister who performed the service was arrested in connection with the death, which occurred Friday night at a church in a run-down strip mall.

The mother had been taking her son to Faith Temple Church of the Apostolic Faith three times a week for the last three weeks in hopes of curing his autism, said Bishop David Hemphill Sr.

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