Pastor gets 36 years over exorcism death
MANAGUA A pastor and several followers were sentenced on Tuesday to 36 years in prison for a fatal exorcism in which a woman was thrown naked onto a fire. Pastor Juan Rocha, 23, and four others received a 30-year term for murdering Vilma Trujillo, 25. From Feb 15 to 21, she was kept tied up without food or water in the church Rocha ran. She was later thrown naked onto a burning pile of wood. Rescued hours later by relatives, she died after a week in a hospital here with severe burns.