Parents Who Shackled, Tortured Their 12 Children Sentenced To Life In PrisonA California couple who inflicted years of torture and abuse on 12 of their 13 children have been sentenced to life in prison.
Desperate 911 Call Played In Notorious California Abuse CaseDavid Turpin, 56, and Louise Turpin, 49, pleaded not guilty to more than 40 charges, including torture, false imprisonment, abuse of a dependent adult and child abuse.
Texas Classmates Say Girl Tortured With Siblings Was Bullied, FrailThe oldest of the 13 California siblings who authorities said were imprisoned by their parents was frail, smelly and picked on as a grade school student in Texas, one of her classmates said in a heart-wrenching Facebook post.
No Texas Probes Involving California Torture SuspectsDavid and Louise Turpin have pleaded not guilty in Riverside County, California, to multiple counts of torture, child abuse and false imprisonment. The couple moved to California from near Fort Worth in 2011.