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New York / Satanic Cult, Drugs and Murder #538531

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jul 09, 1984
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REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Northport, Long Island, New York) Community's reaction to discovery of satanic cult, incl. sacrificial ceremonies, among area teens examined. [MAN - was shocked.] [Dist. attorney Patrick HENRY - describes cult's torture of animals.] Jail suicide of Richard Kasso, among those accused of killing Gary Lauwers in drug-cult revenge murder reported; photos shown. Kasso noted awaiting trial, prior to murder arrest, for grave robbing, purportedly for use in ritual. [GIRL - recalls Kasso's interest in devil worship.] Police reported blaming popularity of cult, Knights of the Black Circle, on combination of drugs and certain rock bands such as AC/DC.
REPORTER: Jennifer McLogan

Brokaw, Tom;
McLogan, Jennifer

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