The leader of Australia’s most infamous cult Anne Hamilton Byrne has died 98 in a Suburban Melbourne nursing home. The Co-founder of family Anne ,who considered herself to be the reincarnation of Jesus, died after suffering from dementia since 2007.
The charismatic Yoga teacher Anne Hamilton-Byrne had formed the cult in 1963 by recruiting patients from Newhaven hospital in Melbourne. She also sought out single mothers from wealthy families , who locked to her as a savior .
Anne Hamilton acquired children through adoption scams and imprisoned them at a house beside Lake Eildon from the early 1970s until 1987. The children were home schooled ,wore identical cloths and had their hair dyed blonde. Hamilton-Byrne was also ever charged with fraud and was fined about AUD$5,000.
Source : The Sun