Tag Archives: 1991

4 Children by Daniel Sweetman

clmccracken   January 10, 2015   Comments Off on 4 Children by Daniel Sweetman

Four children, including a 9-year-old boy, his 8-year-old sister, and a 10-year-old boy, were sexually abused by their babysitter, Daniel Sweetman, around March 1991. Sweetman was the son of Julius Schacknow, the leader of a new religious movement to which the children’s families belonged. The children in the group had been homeschooled since 1988 on Schacknow’s orders after a teenager… Read more »

Amber Dawn Lee, and 10 children by Arvin Shreeve

clmccracken   January 9, 2015   Comments Off on Amber Dawn Lee, and 10 children by Arvin Shreeve

Amber Dawn Lee (b. 1971) is one of at least 10 children who were sexually abused by Arvin Shreeve, the leader of a polygamist new religious movement called the Zion Society. Like the other children in the group, Amber was homeschooled, which she states “consisted solely of singing, scripture, and penmanship”. The abuse came to light when police raided the… Read more »

Stephen Hill and 1 Sibling

rachel   June 4, 2013   Comments Off on Stephen Hill and 1 Sibling

Stephen Hill was 13 years old but weighed only 55 pounds when he died—having gained only 1 pound and grown only 1 inch since he was removed from school to be homeschooled four years earlier at age 9. Stephen’s parents had kept him chained in order to deprive him of food, and he died 13 days after authorities found him… Read more »