Mother who chose prayer over medicine before daughter’s death declines lawyer

Mother who chose prayer over medicine before daughter’s death declines lawyer

Elizabeth Struhs’ parents allegedly gathered members of their cult-like group to pray over the dying girl,and eventually,her body,instead of calling paramedics.

  • byCloe Read

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Elizabeth Struhs’ parents allegedly gathered members of their church to pray over the dying girl,and eventually,her body,instead of calling paramedics.

  • byCloe Read