Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Children of Thunder, the Helzer Brothers

Glenn and Justin Helzer, two seemingly nice Mormon boys, became bored with good, embraced evil, started a cult and used murder to fund their exploits.

Justin Helzer of ‘Children of Thunder’ Cult Commits Suicide

Justin Helzer convicted in 2004 along with his brother Glen, both leaders of the Children of Thunder cult, for his part in the murders of five people. Trial documents held that the brothers committed the murders to bring joy, peace, love and Christ back to the world; that however never really worked out.

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