Riverside (Spela) – New body cam footage emerges of 17-year-old Jordan Turpin shortly after she eloped from her abusive parents and “House of horrors”.
“My parents abuse us — they abuse us,” Turpin said to a deputy response. “This is one of the scariest things I have ever done. I am terrified but I called because my two little sisters are now chained.”
Then Jordan proceeded to shop photos of a deputy of her sisters in chains before placing them in the back of the deputy squad car.
On January 14, 2018, Turpin and her twelve siblings – aged between 2 and 29 – were rescued from their abusive parents, then 57-year-old David Turpin and 50-year-old Louise Turpin after Jordan escaped through a window. And call 911 from a broken phone. According to the prosecutors, 12 of the 13 children suffer from severe acute malnutrition and are punished. The youngest girl, who was only three years old during the trial, was in good health.
The children were chained, not allowed to shower more than once a year, and were not allowed to carry toys. When they were not chained, they were placed in different rooms – and if they broke any rules, they were punished for weeks or months at a time.
The parents pleaded guilty to six counts of cruelty to a dependent adult, four counts of false imprisonment, three counts of child abuse, and one count of torture. sentenced them to life in prison.