Father, son in custody on suspicion of kidnapping father's ex-wife to perform an exorcism on her

Pair thought woman was possessed

STOCKTON, Calif. - A father and son are in custody in San Joaquin County on suspicion of kidnapping the father's ex-wife to perform an exorcism.
 
Sheriff's officials say 42-year-old Jose Magana-Farias and his son, 20-year-old Victor Farias, thought the woman was possessed because her behavior had changed.
 
Lt. Mike Jones tells KCRA-TV they picked her up on Saturday in Stockton and got two priests. The priests aren't expected to face charges, according to the station.
 
According to a sheriff's report, the woman was doused with sacred oil during some sort of religious ceremony. She was later found unharmed.
 
Magana-Farias and his son are scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday afternoon. It was not immediately clear whether they had attorneys or had been charged.

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