Couple who tortured 12 of their children jailed for life

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Published on 19 Apr 2019, 21:29
It was a case that shocked not only Americans but people around the world.

A couple from California who shackled and tortured their 12 children for almost a decade have been sentenced to life in prison.

David and Louise Turpin were arrested after one of their daughters escaped and told police.

But despite years of abuse, their children said they forgive their parents and asked the judge for leniency.

Sky's US correspondent Cordelia Lynch reports.

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