3 folks had been arrested Monday early morning in connection with the death of a youthful girl through an obvious exorcism.

The 3 suspects ended up reportedly a sheikh, a medical doctor and the woman’s partner.

Police stated they received a report on Saturday that a 26-year-old lady was brought to a clinic in the southern town of Tel Sheva, where by medics declared her loss of life.

Officers opened an investigation and the woman’s body was taken for an autopsy.

In accordance to Channel 12 news, the female had been unwell and went for cure with the Bedouin sheikh, who “practices witchcraft.” The sheikh then carried out an “exorcism ceremony,” the report said.

Through the ceremony, the lady collapsed and a medical doctor was referred to as to the scene prior to the lady was taken to the clinic.

The three suspects — a 64-year-previous, a 32-yr-previous and a 25-calendar year-aged — all from Tel Sheva, ended up established to surface at Beersheba Magistrate’s Court docket later on on Monday.

Beersheba District Courtroom on February 15, 2021 (Flash90)

According to Channel 12, the more mature gentleman is the sheikh and the 32-calendar year-previous is a medical professional. The more youthful gentleman was claimed to be the woman’s husband.

Moti Yosef, lawyer for the woman’s husband, denied his customer was involved.

“My shopper does not know what transpired for the duration of the cure other than the fact that he set her into cure alive and sadly she arrived out dead. He has practically nothing to do with her dying. This is a tragedy,” Yosef explained to Channel 12.

There have been reports above the several years of a number of Palestinians dying in apparent exorcisms.

A young Palestinian gentleman died in 2015 immediately after becoming poorly overwhelmed in an exorcism in the West Financial institution town of Hebron. The loved ones of the 19-yr-outdated with mental illness experienced known as in two “healers,” a guy and a woman, who defeat the youthful male to generate out evil “spirits,” Palestinian law enforcement resources mentioned.

According to a report in Al-Monitor, a 17-calendar year-old Palestinian female died throughout an exorcism in February 2014, just after a “healer” forced a saltwater combination down her throat.

Other noted incidents of exorcism resulted in the deaths of two Palestinian ladies with psychological health challenges in 2011 and 1998.

AFP contributed to this report.

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