- Self-help guru found guilty of negligent homicide in deaths of three people
- The jury finds Ray not guilty of manslaughter charges
- Three people died in 2009 after participating in ceremony led by Ray
- Participants had paid up to $10,000 to join Ray’s “retreat”
(CNN) — Self-help guru James
Ray has been convicted of negligent homicide in the deaths of three
participants in an Arizona sweat lodge ceremony, but he was found not
guilty of manslaughter charges.
The case will continue on June 28, when the jury will convene to make a
decision regarding aggravating circumstances in the case.
Prosecutors claimed Ray’s recklessness in operating the sweat lodge
caused the deaths of Kirby Brown, 38, of Westtown, New York; James
Shore, 40, of Milwaukee; and Lizbeth Marie Neuman, 49, of Prior Lake,