Tag Archives: North Carolina

9 children of Peter Lucas Moses Jr.

clmccracken   September 13, 2014   Comments Off on 9 children of Peter Lucas Moses Jr.

Nine children ages 8 and under were abused by their father, Peter Lucas Moses Jr., and his three wives Vania Rae Sisk (second from left), Lavada Quinzetta Harris (far right), and Larhonda Renee Smith (second from right). Four of the children were Sisk’s and five were Harris’. The children were homeschooled and home-churched in the cult-like Black Hebrews church. In… Read more »

10 children of Jack and Kathy Stratton

clmccracken   August 1, 2014   Comments Off on 10 children of Jack and Kathy Stratton

Jack and Kathy Stratton’s ten children–Spencer (17), Isaiah (15), Solomon (11), Tanna (10), Rachel (8), Simon (6), Michelle (5), Maria (4), Stephanie (3), and Leah (1)–were removed from their home by social services due to neglect. The children lacked adequate food and medical care–the Strattons practiced homebirth and never took their children to see a doctor. All the children were… Read more »

2 children of Erin and Jennifer Pickel

clmccracken   May 20, 2014   Comments Off on 2 children of Erin and Jennifer Pickel

Erin and Jennifer Pickel abused and imprisoned two of their five children, a 15-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl, starting in 2008. There were also two younger children and one child over 18 in the home. All the children were homeschooled. The children, who were both adopted (the boy in 2005 and the girl in 2006) when the family lived… Read more »

4 Children of David and Angela Lore

rachel   May 13, 2014   Comments Off on 4 Children of David and Angela Lore

David and Angela Lore were charged with child abuse, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and animal cruelty when it was discovered that they were leaving their four children, ages 7, 9, 14, and 16, home alone while they went to work during the day and that their home contained starving, deceased, and rotting pets. The family’s yard was… Read more »

Girl by the Jackson family

clmccracken   May 13, 2014   Comments Off on Girl by the Jackson family

A 16-year-old girl was repeatedly raped and sexually abused by the six Jackson brothers (Eric, 27; Jon, 25; Matthew, 23; Nathaniel, 21; Benjamin, 19; and Aaron, 18) from the time she was 4 until she was 14. Though the girl was not identified, it appears that she was the brothers’ younger sister. The boys’ parents, John and Nita Jackson, knew… Read more »

Bradley Warren and 2 siblings

clmccracken   March 3, 2014   Comments Off on Bradley Warren and 2 siblings

Bradley Warren, age 13, was shot to death by his 14-year-old brother, Brandon Keith Warren. Brandon also shot and killed their 19-year-old stepsister Marnie Rose Warren and then shot himself. Both Bradley and Brandon were homeschooled, and Marnie and their older brother Ellis (age 21) had also been homeschooled.┬áThe mobile home where they lived was filled with garbage and animal… Read more »

5 Children of Wanda Sue Larson and Dorian Harper

rachel   November 19, 2013   Comments Off on 5 Children of Wanda Sue Larson and Dorian Harper

Wanda Sue Larson and Dorian Harper were arrested on child abuse charges after they handcuffed their 11-year-old foster son to the porch in November in his underwear with a dead chicken tied around his neck. The foster child and four other adopted children, aged 8, 9, 13, and 14, were removed from the home, which investigators found was littered with… Read more »

Erica Lynn Parsons

rachel   September 10, 2013   Comments Off on Erica Lynn Parsons

Erica Lynn Parsons was reported missing in August 2013, when her 19 year old step-brother went to the authorities to say he had not seen her since late 2011. Erica’s adoptive parents, Casey and Sandy Parsons, claimed that they left her with a biological relative, but their story did not add up and neither Erica nor the biological relative were… Read more »

3 Children of Leslie Tiesler and Brad Thill

rachel   May 11, 2013   Comments Off on 3 Children of Leslie Tiesler and Brad Thill

Leslie Tiesler is accused of starving three adopted sons, aged 13 and 14, shooting them with a BB gun, beating them with a spoon, and confining them to a tool chest for days. The other two children in the home, one biological, were not abused. Leslie’s ex-husband, Brad Thills, adopted the four children in 2008, but the children continued to… Read more »

Zahra Baker

rachel   May 9, 2013   No Comments on Zahra Baker

Zahra Baker, a ten year old cancer survivor and amputee living in North Carolina, was reported missing in October 2010. When allegations of child abuse had surfaced the previous year, her parents had withdrawn her from public school at the end of the term, telling officials that they were going to homeschool her. They never filed the required homeschooling paperwork… Read more »