California torture case: What does the future hold for Turpin family children?
Police found several of the thirteen children of David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Anna Turpin, 49, "shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks in dark and foul-smelling surroundings”.
The children were denied food, basic hygiene and medical care and were punished for perceived infractions such as washing their hands above the wrist.
They were allowed to shower only once a year.
And Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin said the victims were chained for weeks or even months at a time, not released even to use the bathroom.
The children were so emaciated, that police... read more
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