James Arthur Ray Convicted of Manslaughter in Arizona Sweatlodge deaths


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http://www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/2011/06/23/author_convicted_in_sweat_lodge_deaths/

CAMP VERDE, Ariz. — A self-help author who led a deadly sweat lodge ceremony in Arizona was found guilty of three counts of negligent homicide yesterday.

    Jurors in the case against

James Arthur Ray

    began deliberating Tuesday after a four-month trial. Ray showed no reaction as the verdict was read. His parents and brother sat behind him, while victims’ family members and friends held hands and looked on from across the courtroom.

Prosecutors asked that Ray be taken into custody immediately, but the judge denied the request. More than 50 people participated in the October 2009 sweat lodge that was meant to be the highlight of Ray’s five-day “Spiritual Warrior’’ seminar near Sedona.

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