A Magnolia mother has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for stabbing her five-year old son whom she says was possessed by the devil.
It was March of 2012 when Daphne Spurlock’s husband, found his son Michael severely beaten and in critical condition. The boy was then taken to the Texas Medical Center in Houston.
Ms. Spurlock confessed to police that she had repeatedly stomped on the boy’s neck and hed and then cut his throat in an attempt to ‘rid him of demonic possession.’
Michael spent a month in the hospital and the 18 months in a rehabilitation center. Hestill has an impairment with his foot and cannot run like other children.