Florida mom makes children drink bleach and blames voodoo curse: Sheriff

Tampa, Florida (WFLA) —Florida sheriffs said his agent detained his mother after she said she had children drink bleach, suffocate and kill one.

Osceola County Sheriff Marcos Lopez said his agent had responded to the church on Old Pleasant Hill Road, saying there was a possibility of murder on Sunday.

The agent found the suspect, 36-year-old Joan Zefir and a 3-year-old daughter, unconscious in the driver’s seat of a car while an 8-year-old woman was on the road outside the church. ..

“All three were taken to the hospital,” Lopez said. “Unfortunately, a 3-year-old child was sentenced to death in the hospital.”

Sheriffs said the eight-year-old child survived after being treated in the hospital and was taken to his family.

According to the Oceana County Sheriff’s Office, Zephyr was asked for an attempted murder from Orange County and asked about the situation and what happened to her children.

According to Lopez, Zephyr told his agent that he intends to turn himself back, but first spends time with the children and wants to take them out of his relatives’ home.

“A few hours later she called her family and said she would kill a 3-year-old child and an 8-year-old child, and she would commit suicide,” the sheriff said. ..

Zephyr told authorities that she had her children drink bleach from a “makeshift cup” and choked a three-year-old child, according to sheriffs.

“The suspect told her children why they would do this because the victims of Orange County must have cast a voodoo spell on her and harmed her children,” he said. rice field.

Mr Lopez said Zephyr’s plans were interrupted when his agent arrived, saving his eight-year-old life.

The mother is charged with attempted murder and child abuse. Sheriffs said the murder charges were pending as authorities were waiting for results from the coroners. Florida mom makes children drink bleach and blames voodoo curse: Sheriff

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