DENVER – Several members of a bizarre ghost group called “Love Has Won” have been arrested after the head of the group’s deteriorating body was found in his headquarters.
Amy Carlson, 45, whose descendants call her “Mother God”, was found dead at the headquarters of the “Love Won” sect in Kazada Park, west of Craston. Saguache County Sheriffs և Investigators at the Colorado Bureau of Investigation found the LHW’s self-proclaimed “divine being” after responding to a tip from a member who said his body had been moved from all over the country to Colorado.
Be Scofield first reported his connection to the death near Christstone «his connection with” Winning Love “.
The group will not use the word “deceased” during an interview with law enforcement when referring to Carlson’s death, according to a source familiar with the case. The source told The Daily Beast that members of the group, formerly known by law enforcement as a “cult”, said Carlson was not dead but simply “out of touch”.
Saguache County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Royce Brubacher told The Daily Beast on Friday that lawmakers had found the body inside a mobile home at LHW headquarters on Thursday.
A law enforcement source familiar with the case added that Carlson had been dead for weeks and could be transferred from Oregon. The source said that the body was in such a state that investigators could not officially identify him through fingerprints, but eyewitnesses confirmed that the body really belonged to Carlson.
Carlson’s sister, Chelsea Ann Renninger, confirmed the death by posting on her Facebook. Please pray for us մարդկանց people involved in this terrible situation. We choose to remember who he was when he lived our lives on a regular basis, not who he became from this speculative cult. ”
Seven members of the cult were arrested on various charges, including child abuse, corpse abuse, and mutilation of human remains, although no crimes were suspected in the death.
Love has Won makes a daily live broadcast on their Facebook page called the Daily Energy Event Update, but does not mention Carlson’s death.
In a March VICE documentary, Carlson claimed that he had been trying to save humanity for 19 billion years, and said that he believed that everything society taught was a lie.
“He thinks he is the Earth in the human body. She thinks she is the mother of all creation, “Andrew Profatsi, a former member who left the band five years ago, told The Daily Beast on Friday.
Profatsi said he had been in a car accident in 2002 that killed his best friend and was in need of rehabilitation when he joined the group in 2015. She became “God the Father” to Carlson, he says, “like the other half Mother God. The two beings who created the universe. ” In fact, Profatsi was his guardian.
“I looked at him, taking care of all his needs. He drank ten shots of vodka a day. When he drank at night, he would lose his cognitive abilities. “He was falling and walking through the walls,” said Profatsi.
When The Daily Beast reported on Friday that love had won on Facebook, someone responded by asking “what are your goals” before declining to comment on the band leader. The group, which aired a live broadcast a week ago, claimed that Coulson was “standing up” and refusing medical treatment “on his own”.
For his part, Saguache County Prosecutor Tom Perrin told The Daily Beast that he would not say that his death was due to a dirty game, describing his body as very thin. “It is possible that this woman was taking colloidal silver,” he said. (The group has previously teamed up with partners to treat coercive behavior.)
He added that an autopsy, including a toxicological report, should probably be done weeks in advance.
A senior law enforcement source who spoke to The Daily Beast said that when they got home, two children, aged 13 և 2, were inside. The 13-year-old was then transferred to family services for care.
Seven members of the group were taken to a jail in the Rio Grande district on Thursday morning at 1 p.m. On the occasion of his death on the 30th, he was kept in separate cells. “They cooperated. We are keeping them for Saguache County, ”said Rio Grande Sheriff, Colonel Ared Quintanos.
Ryan Kramer, John von Robertson, Ason Eason Castillo և Obdulia Franco Gonzalez were held in $ 50,000 bonds for two counts of child abuse and one count of misconduct.
Christopher Royer և Sarah Rudolph were detained on $ 2,000 bonds for child abuse and two counts of corpse abuse. Karin Raymond was detained on two counts: child abuse and corpse abuse և $ 5,000 in fake prison terms.
Preliminary hearings for all seven will take place in Saguache District Court on May 6.
The professor told The Daily Beast that he kept the band away and saw that Carlson’s health was deteriorating.
“I saw how his death came based on what has been happening in recent months,” he said. “I saw his pictures. His health has deteriorated greatly. The legs were like toothpicks. “When I was there, he was fine.”
He said he believed Carlson had never “deliberately” used people, but was “completely wrong”. Although he estimated that the band had thousands of followers around the world during its membership, the Colorado complex was “just a house full of freighters smoking a lot of boilers.”
“As I left, it got much darker,” he said. “What I heard from another member was that they moved his body to Colorado for worship or something.”
Carlson’s family members said in a VICE documentary that Carlson worked at McDonald’s until he embraced New Age beliefs in the 1930s.
On the band’s website, he claimed that his “534th Reincarnation is my favorite planet, the center of the Universe, in my quest to restore the first planet I created.”
Proponents of her case have been working to make the actual transcript of this statement available online.
But former members of VICE described the group as a “cult”, saying Carlson was a heavy drinker and behaving erratically.
“It’s a lot, a lot, a lot, a lot of brain manipulation, brainwashing,” former Taylor member told VICE. “It simply came to our notice then. We have to wake up every day at 5 in the morning. At 00 “Everything revolved around Amy.”
Profaci said the group believes it spreads awareness of the awakening, helps people “wake up and engage in their inner BS”.
The group left the Hawaiian Islands last year when they tried to relocate to Kauai. The residents are against staying, and the protests in front of the house have intensified so much that the police had to facilitate their exit, according to the Maui Police Department.
“Several protests, vandalism and small fires were reported during his stay in Kaowi,” Maui police said in a statement. “On Friday, September 4, the protests intensified. The group finally decided to leave Kauai for their own safety.” Carlson is returning to Colorado with և 13 others, police said.
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