Six Russians are going to jail for up to 20 years for the ritual murders of four teens in 2008. The group, who were also teens at the time, identify themselves as Satanists and have been found guilty of “murdering four people with the aim of carrying out an initiation ritual into a sect and of desecrating the bodies of the dead.” The bodies were found three months after the group stabbed and dismembered the victims, and then cooked and ate some of their body parts. The hearings were held behind closed doors because of their disturbing nature and the involvement of minors. Tatyana Rachinskaya, a prosecutor, called the case “revolting” and “inhumane.”
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