‘House of Prayer’ cult leader set to appear in court for change of plea hearing

Published: Feb. 17, 2021 at 5:05 AM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Former leader of the “House of Prayer” in Micanopy Anna Young is due in court Wednesday morning.

Young is scheduled for a change of plea hearing in connection to the death of Emon Harper, also known as “Baby Moses” in 1988.

She originally pleaded not guilty in 2017 to starving Harper to death.

Related story: Cult leader and ‘House of Prayer’ matriarch Anna Young charged with second homicide

Documents filed in Alachua County court Monday also add a charge of negligent manslaughter against her.

She is accused of withholding medicine from Katonya Jackson, which lead to her death on Nov 24 1983.

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