Does a Leopard Change its Spots?
Mr Deaton, 26, is the leader of a Christian prayer group in Kansas City, Missouri. In the four months since the Deatons got married, several male members of the group allegedly sexually assaulted Mr Deaton’s wife. Members of the cult all lived in one house. Investigators into the death, claim that Bethany Deaton was planning to expose what she had been subjected to and planned to speak with a therapist.
According to the Kansas City Star, Mr Moore said the group, which lived together in a home in Grandview, Missouri, used sex as a means of spirituality.The newspaper reports that members of the group, which is connected to the International House of Prayer, a virulently anti-gay organisation, claimed Mr Deaton, was against homosexuality because he struggled with being gay himself. Tyler Deaton claimed he was no longer gay
“He struggled with it, but he overcame it,” an individual told the Star. “It was a victory.”