In it, the story is told of a 3-year-old boy in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights region of Syria, who was born with a red birthmark on his scalp which is, believed by the culture he was born into, considered a sign of a previous life.
The boy's story laid out on the book says that once he was old enough to speak, the boy told his family he had in fact lived a past life, in which he was murdered by being struck in the head with an axe.
The story goes on to report the boy led his village elders to the village he said he had lived in in that previous life, led them to the burial location of skeletal remains, and to where the murder weapon was buried.
According to the Epoch Times' story, the boy also identified the alleged killer.
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