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Self Help Guru James Earl Ray Convicted in Ceremonial Deaths

Self Help Guru James Earl Ray Convicted in Ceremonial Deaths

James Earl Ray was known for his tactics in helping people breakthrough whatever was holding them back in life. In 2009, he had a seminar using a sweat lodge to do so for several people attending. James Arthur Ray told his seminar participants that
it would be “hellacious” and that they would feel like they were dying, but would do so only metaphorically.

Consequently, three people did die on the day in October 2009, and he had ben convicted and found guilty of three counts of negligent homicide by a jury of eight. The conviction came very quickly after deliberations- within 10 hours.

Update: James Arthur Ray Mistrial Considered by Judge

After hearing from both sides, Judge Warren Darrow today said James Arthur Ray’s due process rights may have been violated by prosecutors when they covered up potential evidence indicating deaths in a Sedona sweat lodge, which could have been caused by the way the sweat lodge was constructed.   They also claimed the prosecutors in the case failed to turn over an email that could help exonerate their client for more than a year.

The email from an environmental expert, Richard Haddow concluded that because of the shoddy way the sweat lodge was built, the victims were more at risk than other participants because they were seated in an area of the tent that was the most-poorly ventilated.

Motivational Speaker James Arthur Ray: Manslaughter Trial for Deaths of Three People

Motivational Speaker James Arthur Ray: Manslaughter Trial for Deaths of Three People

**Update: James Arthur Ray Mistrial Considered by Judge**

Well known self-help guru, James Arthur Ray is on trial for the deaths of three people who were involved in a spiritual transformation retreat at the 2009, “Spiritual Warrior” sweat lodge.  The motivational speaker was charged with three counts of manslaughter connected to the deaths at a Sedona, Ariz., sweat lodge in October.


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