Palo Mayombe

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Police Probing Whether Cult Is Responsible For Body Stolen From N.J. Cemetery

Police said they are looking into possible cult and religious ritual activity, including one called “Palo Mayombe.”


Chicken (credit: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Woman Gets Probation After Bloody Chicken Sacrifice Ritual

Yenitza Colichon of Jamesburg pleaded guilty last month to child neglect and cruelty charges stemming from the May 2007 incident, in which she made her 7-year-old daughter watch an initiation rite in Paterson that included a chicken sacrifice and feeding the girl its heart.