TURPIN PARENTS TO RECEIVE AT LEAST 25 YEARS IN PRISON FOR TORTURING AND STARVING THEIR 13 CHILDREN

The Daily Caller | 1/24/2018 | Staff
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The Turpin parents will be sentenced Friday to 25 years to life in prison for torturing, starving and abusing their 13 children.

Louise Turpin, 50, and her husband David Turpin, 57, will receive a minimum of 25 years behind bars after entering a plea deal with Riverside County prosecutors. They will be sentenced to life in prison unless they are granted parole, Reuters reported Friday. The Turpin parents initially pleaded not guilty before admitting guilt in February to child abuse, torture and false imprisonment, according to Reuters.

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Their sentencing comes after authorities discovered 13 children, ages two to 29, held captive in the Turpin’s family home in Perris, California. Authorities arrested David and Louise Turpin in January 2018 after their emaciated 17-year-old daughter escaped from the house and called 911.

The Turpin parents were charged on nine counts of torture and 10 counts of child endangerment. David Turpin was also charged with one count of a lewd act to a child, according to the Daily Mail. Prior...
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