California couple sentenced to life in prison in severe child abuse case

L-R: Louise Turpin, attorney John Moore, and David Turpin are seated during a preliminary hearing in Riverside Superior Court in Riverside, California, U.S., June 20, 2018. Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times/Pool via REUTERS

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A Southern California couple was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Friday after the pair pleaded guilty to charges stemming from grim, headline-making accusations they beat, starved and shackled their 13 children in the family’s home, prosecutors said. David Turpin, 57, and his wife Louise Turpin, 50, had […]

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