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Utica Cult Killing: Author Q&A
6:00 PM - 11:59 PM Consumer Square
Date: August 06, 2019 to August 06, 2019
Where: Consumer Square, 4811 Commercial Drive, New Hartford, New York, United States
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Event Type: Food & Dining, Festivals & Fairs
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Join true crime author Susan Ashline for an interactive community event: conversation and Q&A, followed by a book signing. The crime made headlines around the world: In Chadwicks, Lucas Leonard, 19, was beaten to death by members of a religious cult, including his father, mother, and sister. Nine individuals faced murder-related charges, but only one of them went to trial. When the rest of the defendants accepted plea deals, the evidence files remained buried. Susan Ashline breaks open the files to reveal the story behind the headlines in her book, Without a Prayer: The Death of Lucas Leonard and How One Church Became a Cult. Without a Prayer releases on August 6, by Pegasus Books. Join us for the launch!
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