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Holy crap, 13 children people from 2-29 held chained by parents

Posted by on Jan. 15, 2018 at 7:10 PM
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This is fricken crazy. If you look up the fathers name he’s the principal of an accredited school and their Facebook shows pictures of the kids when the youngest was a baby, that would put the oldest around 27 or 28, none of the kids look older than early teens.

http://abc7.com/13-victims-ages-2-to-29-kept-shackled-in-foul-perris-home-by-parents-officials-say/2948420/




PERRIS, Calif. (KABC) -- Thirteen victims, ranging in age from 2 to 29 years old, were kept shackled to their beds amid foul surroundings in a Perris home by their parents, sheriff's officials said.

Early Sunday morning, a 17-year-old girl escaped from the residence, located in the 100 Block of Muir Woods Road and called 911 from a cellular device she managed to take from the home, investigators said.


That teen told the 911 operator that she and her 12 siblings were being held captive in their home by their parents.

David and Louise Turpin allegedly kept 13 victims confined in filthy conditions in Perris home.
David and Louise Turpin allegedly kept 13 victims confined in filthy conditions in Perris home. (Riverside County Sheriff's Dept.)


When investigators from the Perris Police Department and the Riverside County Sheriff's Department met with the girl, they said she looked emaciated and only 10 years old, though she was 17.

After interviewing the girl, investigators contacted her parents, 57-year old David Allen Turpin and 49-year old Louise Anna Turpin at the home from which the teen escaped.

Further investigation revealed several children shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks in dark and foul-smelling surroundings. However, the parents were not able to immediately provide a reason why their children were restrained in that manner.

Deputies located what they believed to be 12 children inside the house - but were shocked to discover that seven of them were actually adults, ranging in age from 18 to 29.

The victims appeared to be malnourished and very dirty.


There were 13 victims total -- 12 in the house, and one who escaped and called 911. The victims, who ranged in age from 2 to 29 years old, were transported to the Perris Station and interviewed.

Both parents were detained and transported to the station for further investigation. Child Protective Services and Adult Protective Services arrived to assist in the investigation. The victims were provided with food and beverages after they claimed to be starving.

Both parents were interviewed and subsequently transported to the Robert Presley Detention Center. They were arrested on suspicion of torture and child endangerment.

Bail was set at $9 million each.
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cheekacheeka
by Emerald Member on Jan. 15, 2018 at 7:12 PM

Good lord people are fucking crazy.

ihave1
by Ruby Member on Jan. 15, 2018 at 7:13 PM
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Glad the bail is high. Hope they rot! And hope those kids will be okay. ☹️
LCWAmommy
by Ruby Member on Jan. 15, 2018 at 7:14 PM
Seriously... I looked at their face book page and every picture the kids are all dressed the same.

Quoting cheekacheeka:

Good lord people are fucking crazy.

justnosy2090
by Bronze Member on Jan. 15, 2018 at 7:14 PM
That is awful! I hope the older ones are able to take the younger ones 😰
LCWAmommy
by Ruby Member on Jan. 15, 2018 at 7:16 PM

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None of these kids look over 14...

Quoting ihave1: Glad the bail is high. Hope they rot! And hope those kids will be okay. ☹️
LCWAmommy
by Ruby Member on Jan. 15, 2018 at 7:17 PM
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I would wonder if the older one would even be able to care for themselves...

Quoting justnosy2090: That is awful! I hope the older ones are able to take the younger ones 😰
Madeyemoody
by Constant vigilance on Jan. 15, 2018 at 7:19 PM
Omg
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 on Jan. 15, 2018 at 7:20 PM
Creepy. I never can understand people who dress their kids the same. No 9 year old (let alone 14) wants to dress like their baby sister or brother.

Quoting LCWAmommy: Seriously... I looked at their face book page and every picture the kids are all dressed the same.

Quoting cheekacheeka:

Good lord people are fucking crazy.

ihave1
by Ruby Member on Jan. 15, 2018 at 7:21 PM
no They do not. They are gonna need some major therapy!

Quoting LCWAmommy:

Mobile Photo

None of these kids look over 14...

Quoting ihave1: Glad the bail is high. Hope they rot! And hope those kids will be okay. ☹️
Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Jan. 15, 2018 at 7:23 PM
It's crazy enough that there's one person fucked up enough to do something like this but the fact that there's a COUPLE this deranged is amazing.
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