Tag Archives: 2009

Christi and Bobby Baskin

clmccracken   March 17, 2015   Comments Off on Christi and Bobby Baskin

Katharine Christine “Christi” Baskin (b. 1980) and Robert Maple “Bobby” Baskin (b. 1981) were abducted from their Murfreesboro, Tennessee home by their grandparents, Marvin L. Maple and Sandra K. Maple, on March 1, 1989. The Maples had been granted temporary custody of the children by Tennessee officials while charges of Satanic ritual abuse against their parents, Mark and Debbie Baskin,… Read more »

7 Children of Jeffrey and Danita York

clmccracken   December 5, 2014   Comments Off on 7 Children of Jeffrey and Danita York

Seven children—two boys and five girls ranging in age from 3 months to 19 years—were imprisoned and physically and sexually abused for fifteen years by their father, Jeffrey York. At least one of the girls was York’s stepdaughter. The children’s mother, Danita York, was also abused. The children were homeschooled. York forced his wife and children to dress in 18th-century-style… Read more »

Children of Peter Hansen

clmccracken   November 3, 2014   Comments Off on Children of Peter Hansen

A 13-year-old boy was starved and imprisoned in a bathroom by his father, Peter D. Hansen. The boy’s 11-year-old sister was also starved. Both were homeschooled. After the Hansens were evicted from their home in 2009, they took up residence in their Seventh-Day Adventist church. Hansen kept his children on a strict vegetarian diet with two meals per day. As… Read more »

5 children of Sinhue Johnson and Louann Bowers

clmccracken   May 14, 2014   Comments Off on 5 children of Sinhue Johnson and Louann Bowers

In 1993, 16-year-old Louann Bowers ran away from home, allegedly to be with her uncle, Sinhue Johnson. Together they had five children who were hidden from the world and raised in squalid conditions without electricity or running water. The children, who included Sinhue Johnson Jr., 13, and Quatonnia “Nae” Johnson, 11, did not have birth certificates and never received medical… Read more »

Child of Daniel Ballard

rachel   January 10, 2014   Comments Off on Child of Daniel Ballard

When police went to a trailer park in Louisiana to evict Daniel Ballard, they found a malnourished 14-year-old boy who weighed only 60 pounds and had untreated infected injuries on his arms and foot. The trailer’s conditions were filthy, and had no food or running water. Ballard claimed he was homeschooling the boy, who was his son. Both Ballard and… Read more »

Colin David Jones

rachel   January 10, 2014   Comments Off on Colin David Jones

Paramedics responding to a 911 call on Christmas Eve about an “unresponsive” child found that 6-year-old child had physical injuries that suggested foul play. The child was taken to the regional hospital and then airlifted elsewhere for care, where he died four days later in spite of efforts to save his life, and the five other children in the home… Read more »

Jaycee Dugard and 2 Daughters

rachel   November 26, 2013   Comments Off on Jaycee Dugard and 2 Daughters

Jaycee Dugard was kidnapped from her home town of Lake Tahoe, on June 10, 1991. She was held captive by previously convicted kidnapper Phillip Garrido at his home in Antioch, California. Jaycee was kept handcuffed, locked in a bolted room, and then confined to a backyard surrounded by an 8 foot fence. Garrido sexually assaulted her and created pornography of… Read more »

6 Children of Zion and Glenda Lea Dutro

rachel   July 17, 2013   Comments Off on 6 Children of Zion and Glenda Lea Dutro

Zion Dutro tortured and molested his four biological daughters and two adopted nieces over the course of two decades, with the assistance of his wife, Glenda Lea Dutro. Glenda would choose one of the girls and tell her it was her turn to “cuddle” with Zion. The abuse involved sodomy in addition to other sexual acts. The abuse began in… Read more »

Child of Tai-Ling Gigliotti

rachel   July 16, 2013   Comments Off on Child of Tai-Ling Gigliotti

Tai-Ling Gigliotti, an accomplished musician who was employed in a local orchestra, adopted her biological nephew from Taiwan when he was four years old. In 2007, she removed him from school, telling school officials she planned to homeschool him. Whether she followed this with the proper paperwork for her state is unclear. Two years later, at age 16, the boy… Read more »

Jeanette Marie Maples

rachel   May 11, 2013   Comments Off on Jeanette Marie Maples

Jeannette Marie Maples was 16 when paramedics arrived at her home to find her dead. A Department of Human Services worker described the girl’s death as “horrific” and her mother, Angela Darlene McAnulty, and stepfather, Richard Anthony, were both subsequently charged with aggravated murder. Jeannette had attended school until she graduated from 8th grade in June 2008. Her teachers had been concerned by… Read more »