California 'House of Horrors' survivor Jordan Turpin speaks out about foster home abuse

Turpin and her 12 siblings who ranged in age from 2 至 29 when they were rescued in 2018, endured horrific abuse at the hands of their parents, David and Louise Turpin.

The Turpin parents imprisoned, beat and starved them and were later convicted of 14 counts of felony abuse and sentenced to life in prison.

It was Jordan Turpin, 现在 21, who escaped from the family home in Perris, 加利福尼亚州, and called 911, saving her siblings.

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Jordan Turpin, who survived her parents House of Hours along with her 12 兄弟姐妹, speaks out about foster care abuse.

Jordan Turpin, who survived her parents House of Hours along with her 12 兄弟姐妹, speaks out about foster care abuse. (Instagram的)

But Jordan and five of her siblings say they were then placed in a newHouse of Horrorswhere they were victimized all over again.

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I’m not ready to go into details about what happened to me in that home. I was very traumatized, and it’s been a very scary journey,” 她告诉 人物杂志. “It was really hard to understand the first situation [with my parents]. Then going into another, that was just really, really hard. You have all these questions and you just don’t get the answer.

Foster parents Marcelino and Rosa Olguin, and their adult daughter Lennys Olguin, 是 arrested in early 2021 on charges of child abuse related to nine children – five of whom are Turpins. Marcelino was also charged with sexually abusing some of the children.

A month before the Olguins’ 逮捕, Jordan Turpin was placed in another foster home but was kicked out, she told the magazine. She still managed to enroll in college – but has been haunted by the abuse she suffered after her rescue.

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It was impossible to sleep. Every time my eyes would close, I dreamed about being [in my first foster home],” she told the magazine. “I had to go to the emergency room a lot. I was really, really broken.

Six of the 13 Turpin family siblings are suing Riverside County, Califronia, and ChildNet for negligence.

Six of the 13 Turpin family siblings are suing Riverside County, Califronia, and ChildNet for negligence. (脸书)

The Turpin children sued Riverside County and ChildNet Youth and Family Services on July 20, alleging that the organizations knew that the Olguins had a prior history of abusing children when they were placed in their care.

The suit also says that even after the children asked for help, the agencies ignored them.

David and Louise Turpin, pictured here in court Wednesday, 一月. 24, 2018, were sentenced to life in prison for abusing their children.

David and Louise Turpin, pictured here in court Wednesday, 一月. 24, 2018, were sentenced to life in prison for abusing their children. (Terry Pierson /The Press-Enterprise via AP, 泳池)

Jordan Turpin gave her first interview to ABC News last summer. “I wasn’t doing well,” she told Diane Sawyer. “But I felt we weren’t the only ones being treated wrong in the system — and I wanted to help my siblings.

After the ABC special aired, Riverside County launched an investigation into the failures of the foster care system.

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