Houston woman dies in Ecuador under mysterious circumstances

BAY CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- A Bay City family is heading to Ecuador, hoping to learn more about how their loved one died.

35-year-old Leslie Allison died last year while participating in a spiritual ceremony, her family said.

"She was an amazing girl," her cousin Allison Grover said. "She was full of life, had lots of hopes and dreams."

Allison's family has shown us paperwork that appears to show the Shaman leading the ceremony has been charged in her death.

Eyewitness News has reached out to the Shaman but hasn't heard back yet.
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