A shocking report from the Daily Mail website: link is below. What this reaffirms is the need for external assessment of a situation before an exorcism. The Church only proceeds in extreme circumstances and with external support for the ritual. Conducting an exorcism upon someone within a situation to which you have ties is a grave error, in this case – fatal. Belief’s regarding exorcism and deity aside, the family should have sought help. There were a myriad of reasons that could have explained their mothers behaviour, possession merely a slim chance amongst them.