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From New York Times bestselling true crime author John Glatt comes the devastating story of the Turpins: a seemingly normal family whose dark secrets would shock and captivate the world. On Janu , a seventeen-year-old girl climbed out of the window of her Perris, California home and dialed with shaking fingers/5. This book about the abuse that the thirteen children of the Turpin family suffered at the hands of their parents is a ripped from the headlines story. It's unbelievable that anyone could treat their children like this but it happens again and again all over the world. This was an interesting compilation of the news reports about the Turpin family/5(90). Soledad O’Brien investigates the mystery behind the perplexing story of the Turpin family - a Pentecostal couple accused of keeping most of their 13 children shackled and starved within the four walls of their California home. Buy HD $ But their other sister, Elizabeth Flores, was less surprised, and her explanation of Louise Turpin makes for a more complete picture of who the Turpin matriarch really was and how it may have been inevitable that she becomes the torturer of her own children. Flores’ book Sisters of Secrets contains troubling allegations against Louise Turpin. Flores not only .
By Sam Ramsden. Novem In January this year, the details surrounding the Turpin family's horrifying secret stunned the world. The story broke after Californian police discovered Even as the Turpin children begin a long period of recovery, and the parents—David Turpin, 56, and Louise Turpin, 49—face sentences of 94 years to life, experts are trying to understand both. David and Louise Turpin have pleaded not guilty to torture, child abuse and other charges. Each is being held on $12 million bail and could face up to life in prison if convicted. The sister of Louise Turpin has revealed details of the mother of 13's bizarre relationship with her husband and co-accused David.
A new book alleges that David and Louise Turpin secretly tortured their 13 kids while splurging on themselves. California Couple Allegedly 'Locked Kids In Cages' To Keep Them Away From Meth Ramon Zendejas and Mercadies Williams reportedly face multiple charges, including drug possession and manufacturing a controlled substance. On Janu , police in Perris, California raided a home where Louise and David Turpin allegedly had their 13 children living in squalid, abusive conditions that startled investigators. With the case inching closer to trial, these are the seven latest things you need to know about the Turpin family. David and Louise Turpin have each been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after they pleaded guilty to holding captive and torturing their children for years in . A Cold War attack by Soviet helicopters on an Afghan village. A knife-edge CIA operation that goes wrong. And a vengeful mujahideen tribesman, armed with Stinger missiles. When CIA officer Joe Johnson is handed the tough task by his boss of capturing.