A father is in custody, accused of attempting to sacrifice his own son in a San Diego area cemetery.
Joseph Ramirez, 30, took his family to Mount Hope cemetery Saturday and told them his dead grandmother told him to sacrifice the 8-year-old boy according to San Diego police.
Officers released a report stating Ramirez used a knife to slash his son's arms and then slashed his own arms.
When officers arrived, they transported Ramirez to a nearby hospital for treatment. Once he's released, officers say Ramirez will be booked into county jail on charges of child abuse.
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