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April Trial Set for ‘Demon Assassin’


One of the two women accused of the brutal murders of two children and the stabbing of two others in Germantown last January will go to trial in April.

Monifa Denise Sanford, 22, one of the so-called ‘demon assassins’ will be tried on two counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder on April.

According to a Maryland state psychiatrist report, was legally insane and, therefore, not criminally responsible for the attack which took place on Jan. 17 in the townhouse, on Cherry Bend Drive.

Sanford and the other defendant, Zakieya Avery, 29, have called themselves “demon assassins” and claim they were performing exorcisms while allegedly stabbing Avery’s 1-year-old son Norell, 2-year-old daughter Zyana, and attacking 5-year-old daughter Taniya, and 8-year-old son Martello, Taniya and Martello both survived the attack.

Zykiea Avery's trial has been set for Jan. 20


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