Guided by the Light — The Case of Dena Schlosser

A mother’s blind faith led to her baby’s brutal death

Christian hymns filled the air, gospel music providing background melodies to Dena Schlosser’s ultimate psychotic break. God wanted her baby, the voices said, and who was she to refuse the religion which had been giving her guidance thus far?

Fetching the largest knife available, the woman thought that giving her youngest daughter Maggie, just 11 months old, to the heavenly presences her pastor revered would make them whole again.

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Rebekah Schroeder

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Journalist and writer of all things true crime.

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