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Upper Darby’s alleged ‘naked chanters’ are from Germantown

According to NewsWorks content partner NBC Philadelphia, a mother and her three children who were arrested after a bizarre incident in which they were naked and chanting religious phrases at Upper Darby High School on Friday are from Germantown.

“On Monday news surfaced that the mother, Sara Butler, and her three children were undergoing mental health evaluations,” their report stated.

“Butler, 43, came to the school with daughter Bessie, 23, daughter Joanne, 22, and her 14-year-old son. Chitwood says the family came to the school three times. The first time they asked for a student — possibly a family member — to be released from school and were told to leave. They returned, started chanted and were told to leave again.

“When they came back the third time, all four stripped down and ran around chanting, according to [Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael] Chitwood. … ‘We still have not found out why they chose Upper Darby high school to do their praises to Jesus and run around naked in the parking lot,’ Chitwood said.”

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