California children tortured 'for sadistic purposes'

California children tortured 'for sadistic purposes'

Police have removed 10 children from a squalid Northern California home and charged their parents with neglect and torture.

On Monday, she showed reporters the family's four-bedroom home and denied abusing the children, saying that she is being judged for having a large family and home-schooling them.

Responding officers found spoiled food, as well as animal and human feces on the floor.

A Fairfield, California, couple was arrested for child neglect, torture, and child abuse by police who say they were forcing their 10 children to live in terrible conditions. They found the child asleep under a bush in a nearby residence and returned to the home, where they conducted a search due to concerns about the safety of the children, police said.

Police reached the same house and after entering found that 9 children ranging from age 4 months to 11 years were inside and living in extremely unsafe and unhygienic conditions.

VIDEO: Inside Fairfield home where police say kids lived in "squalor'Rogers' neighbor across the street told ABC7 News he is surprised to hear about the accusations against the couple".

Sharon Henry, chief deputy district attorney for Solano County, said she was "horrified" by the statements from the children and that torture was carried out in the house "for sadistic purposes".

Prosecutors say this case is just in the beginning stages, with more charges possibly by the end of the week for the children's mother.

The 10 children were placed in protective custody by Solano County Child Welfare Services.

Meanwhile, prosecutors in Riverside County have filed eight new charges against father David Turpin, accusing him of lying on government forms about the schooling of his children.

Rogers stated the youngsters slept in a single bed room as a result of they have been shut; cots have been saved in a bed room closet.

She also said her house was in a tumultuous condition because she had "ripped it apart" in order to look for her missing son.

Ina Rogers, Allen's 30-year-old wife was also taken into custody but released shortly after posting her $10,000 bail.

She continued, "I strive, I thrive on being a good parent to my children".

Aleida Quartman, 23, who said she works with Rogers, said she spoiled her children and the messy house was just life with children, cats, a dog and fish.

On Friday, officers arrested Allen, charging him with nine counts of felony torture and six counts of child abuse.

Rogers denies any abuse, neglect or torture by her or her husband Jonathan Allen. "So, I've had many people question my right to parent and I just feel like this whole situation was exploded".

But my husband is an fantastic person. This is an example of the dedication by detectives of the Family Violence Unit, and teamwork with our allied agencies, Child Welfare Services and the Solano County District Attorney's Office. "However I do not know how one can hold it quiet when you could have 10 children". Some had visible scars, the authorities said, the Los Angeles Times reported.

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