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Man who tried to sacrifice son may be declared insane

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In an update to a story from last year, mental illness may be behind a father’s attempted sacrifice of his son last year. On April 28, 2012, police say Joseph Adalberto Ramirez took his family to Mount Hope Cemetery and claimed his dead grandmother told him to sacrifice his 8-year-old son. During the investigation, officers…

Hero passers-by save child from sacrifice ritual

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Father Accused of Trying to Sacrifice His Son A father is in custody, accused of attempting to sacrifice his own son in a San Diego area cemetery. Joseph Ramirez, 30, took his family to Mount Hope Cemetery Saturday around 4:30 p.m. and told them his dead grandmother told him to sacrifice the 8-year-old boy, according…