Episode 155 - 'Repent or Die': Panama's Jungle Death Cult

Following reports of strange riutals and bizarre religious ceremonies, in January 2020 Panamanian police headed into the country's remote jungle. What they found in a makeshift church, in the isolated indigenous village of Alto Terrón was something straight out of a 70s exploitation horror movie...




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