Watch the below video to know the true story of Anneliese Michel.

Anneliese Michel (21 September 1952 – 1 July 1976) was a German woman who underwent Catholic exorcism rites during the year before her death. Later investigation determined that she was malnourished and dehydrated; her parents and the priests responsible were charged with negligent homicide.

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She was epileptic and had a history of psychiatric treatment, which was overall not effective. Her condition worsened with her displaying various other symptoms which she took medication for as well.

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Michel and her family became convinced she was possessed by demons. The case attracted media and public attention because of the priests unusual decision to employ a 400-year-old ritual of exorcism. The film The Exorcism of Emily Rose is loosely based on her story.




In the 2005 film, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, only one of the characters, Father Richard Moore (Tom Wilkinson), was found guilty of negligent homicide surrounding the death of Emily Rose.

In the real-life case of Anneliese, which took place in 1978, there were four defendants, not just one. They were Father Arnold Renz, Pastor Ernst Alt, and Anneliese Michel’s parents, Josef and Anna.

All four were found guilty of negligent homicide and sentenced to six months in prison, suspended with three years’ probation. -washingtonpost.com

Read complete events of Anneliese Michel’s life on the below link

http://www.chasingthefrog.com

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