Epitome Of A Bad Mother: Woman Sentenced To 17 Years In Prison For Setting Her Daughter Ablaze In Voodoo Ritual

- By Bossip Staff

Why would any mother do this to her defenseless child?

The Queens voodoo mom who set her six-year-old daughter ablaze in a grisly, demon-casting ritual was sentenced to 17 years in prison Monday.

Queens Supreme Court Justice Richard Buchter scolded Marie Lauradin for lying to cops and probation officers about how her daughter, Frantzcia Saintil, was set on fire, leaving her with life-altering scars over 25 percent of her body.

After her February 2009 arrest, Lauradin told cops she accidentally spilled a pot of boiling water on the child when the youngster came up from behind her. And she recently told probation officers she was rubbing alcohol on the child to soothe a fever when a candle ignited it.

“Either you tell me the truth or we’ll try the case,” Buchter told Lauradin.

Lauradin, 31, left the courtroom briefly to talk with her lawyer.

When she returned she admitted -under questioning from Buchter stripping the child naked and pouring an accelerant over her head and in a circle on the floor – a voodoo rite known as “loa.”

She set the girl on fire and failed to get her medical attention for another 24 hours, prosecutors say.

“The only demonic presence this child had to worry about was her mother,” Bucther said. “It’s sickening to think of a mother committing such an unspeakable act of savagery.”

The child has cheloid scars on her face that her classmates tease her about, said Assistant District Attorney Leigh Bishop.

Her foster mother told prosecutors the child has been acting angrily toward other children as she adjusts to her disfigurement and life without her mother.

“She will go through life knowing that her own mother disfigured her,” Bishop told Buchter. “This was a monstrous act of depravity.”

We’re starting to like the idea of requiring a license to parent. Seriously, what folks are doing to their children these days it juuust … horrendous.


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    The great Booker T washington was right. only 10% of black people are worth educating. the rest are just animals.


    she is clearly not even Human.

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  • deport her azz

    Another haiti voodoo mad max bish!

  • StuckInDaMatrix



    oh shut the heck up. you know damm well that this is indeed a race and culture issue. in fact .its a race that has no culture, and alot of issues.

  • http://Bossip.com Nene87

    This is why I say we in the last days. This is why there is so much going on with nature and everything else. Too many bad people in the world that God is getting rid of.


      I would like to use this moment to point the hypocritical fallacy of your statement. You obviously believe in God,now having established that fact, we can also conclude that you believe that God is embodied in the type defined by Judeo-Christian story of the bible.

      Now, with that established, let me ask you a question, If good knows all, and despite him knowing such, why would he create them to do such harm? I mean, he is all knowing right? Even if the “devil” made her do it, God knew when he created her, she would be a vessel for the devil’s work, which in turns makes God just as guilty as her and the devil.

      And speaking of the last days, you do realize the majority of people on this planet is what we consider children, so when the rapture comes, Children will be the group God kills most of, which leads to a more interesting question: Why the rapture? Why not just make humans infertile? Because the God you believe doesnt not exist and never has, he is a fairy tale invented to keep the sheeple in line.

      In Genesis, its says that God created light and dark, day and night. Well, those events ONLY HAPPEN IF YOU HAPPEN TO BE ON A PLANET! Without a planet there is no day or night. The bible was written by man, and any subjective observation will tell you that.

      *I dont mean there is no God,just that no book, person nor religion can define what God is

    • rene

      No, The Holy Spirit does.

  • G.M.

    not surprising smh

  • RealLadyK

    Religion strikes again and again and again and again…you get the point.

  • StuckInDaMatrix

    @ Amber You just proved my point! Your pitiful angry attempt at a rebuttal is the exact reason I posted. Honey ALL culture comes from Africa! That’s a fact my dear not the Black race having issues I’m not doubting that but I know social engineering and the sheep mentality works and I know losers like you would turn this thread into a race and religion thing when this is an isolated incident. So, go back to the drawing board and if you debate me please use educated, intellectual responses I don’t deal in petty arguments and conjecture.

  • I'm Just Me...Keeping It Real Since: 1983

    RIDICULOUS! 17 years is too lenient! Should have thrown her under the jail!!

  • StuckInDaMatrix

    @ hardmike Forgive me I’m using a cellphone but, is your post in response to me? If so, I’m not a Christian so I actually have no knowledge in what your stating I only know basic ideals of Christianity sorry.

  • Youknowwhatitis

    Except the culture white people hijack every day…music, fashion, dance, sports, entertainment, physicality, HISTORY!…you sound like a buffoon.

  • wow

    @#AMBER 6/7/11, 09:54:AM

    you really are dumb and ignorant. what the hell does this have to do with race…never mind. in your small mind it has everything to do with race. so sad!

  • prettygirl757

    So sad…and the first thing I was thinking when I read the article was that she only got 17 years? smh I don’t even know what to say. I feel sorry for the little girl that she has to grow up disfigured. I can care less about race or religion in this situation. A child is scarred for life.

  • Sanriobaby =^.^=

    17 years isn’t enough time to serve for the h3ll and horror she has put her daughter through. This woman should be made to suffer the same crime she did to her own child, then be made to serve the rest of her miserable life behind bars. It’s heartbreaking that this child will spend the rest of her life being ridiculed b/c of scars. I hope she can somehow rise above this and find love, support, and happiness.

  • Soul Touch

    She is using voodoo as an excuse for her instability and mental issues. I know many people that practice voodoo, this woman is off her rocker.

    She needs to be set ablaze and put in a mental hospital.

  • JM@gic

    Black women,savages

  • Soul Touch

    Many have done cruel and inhumane things in the name of religion.

    Regardless of race or religion.

  • ~ChynaPeach~[Team Nymphis]

    I dont see how people can mistreat defenseless beings, be it children or the elderly. Ever heard the term “Pick on somebody your own size”?

  • rene

    @ Stuckindamatrix,I agree wit you 100%. Its not an race issue its an religious one. Black Americans are not practicing Voodoo Any more than white ones. Its a individual’s choice.

  • Tina

    I don’t care what anyone says or how they try to defend Voodoo as an old spiritual religion that has its roots in Africa. It doesn’t mean that just because something has roots in Africa that we blindly accept it as good. There are many great things that came from Africa – Voodoo ain’t it.

    Voodoo is devil worship – no further explanation needed.

    SMH – Christ came to free us from nonsense, put your faith in HIM and He will see you through.

    • truthspeaker

      If she be the spokesperson for voodoo is it fair to make bishop eddie long the spokesperson for christianity? religion is man made and since men are flawed religion will always be flawed. no one religion has ALL the answers. u dont have to accept someone’s decision to practice a certain faith but u need to respect it if u want them to respect urs. dumba$$!!!! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • NewOrleansCreolequeen!

    what a monster!!! she looks like fiftytyson..lol

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