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By Kevin Flores
City News Service 

Perris parents who imprisoned, tortured children sentenced to life in prison

 

Last updated 4/26/2019 at 3:08am



In an emotionally wrenching hearing in which several of their children professed continued love for their parents, a Perris couple was sentenced Friday, April 19, to 25 years to life in prison for imprisoning and torturing 12 of their 13 children, turning their home into a house of horrors.

David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Ann Turpin, 50, pleaded guilty in February to six counts of cruelty to a dependent adult, four counts of false imprisonment, three counts of child abuse and one count of torture. At the outset of Friday’s sentencing hearing, two of the false imprisonment charges were...



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