Some ritual deaths are voluntary: Rio Di Angelo tells an insider’s story of the Heaven’s Gate Cult, who committed mass suicide in 1997.

Director, Producer, Writer: Jan Wellmann

Sudden Death is one episode of HISTORY CHANNEL series STRANGE RITUALS, produced by Fox Television/Incubator TV. Shot around the world, including Russia, Africa, India, China, this series deals with Sex, Magic, Miracles and Murder throughout history to the present.