ritual sacrifices

Devotees of the 'Santa Muerte' (Holy Death) pray at the shrine of the goddess at the Iztapalapa shantytown in Mexico City, on Feb. 4, 2011. (credit: LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)

Children Killed During Cult’s Ritual Sacrifices In Mexico Border Town

Eight people have been arrested for allegedly killing two 10-year-old boys and a 55-year-old woman in ritual sacrifices by the cult of La Santa Muerte, or Saint Death, prosecutors in northern Mexico said Friday.