Parents who Starved, Tortured 13 Children Plead Guilty to 14 Felony Charges

A couple accused of torturing, starving and keeping their 13 children captive in their Perris home have pleaded guilty to 14 felony counts, including one count of torture, the Riverside County district attorney’s office announced Friday.

David and Louise Turpin were arrested in January 2018 after their 17-year-old daughter managed to escape from their home and called 911 using an otherwise deactivated cellphone, authorities said.

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SOURCE: Los Angeles Times, by Alejandra Reyes-Velarde