Cult dad seeking new trial

Attleboro Sun Chronicle/October 15, 2005

Attleboro -- Jacques Robidoux, the Attleboro religious cult father imprisoned for starving his son to death, is seeking a new trial on the grounds that his original trial lawyer failed to seek an insanity defense.

Robidoux, 32, now says he was brainwashed by the cult, known as "The Body,'' led by his father Roland Robidoux, and was not criminally responsible for his actions.

He is serving a life sentence without parole for starving his almost 1-year-old son, Samuel, to death after following what he believed was an order from God to feed him only breast milk.

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