A lot has been reported about the 13 Turpin siblings who were allegedly tortured and abused at the hands of their parents.
But we have not heard directly from the California family— until now. While David and Louise Turpin face charges for keeping their children in the so-called "House of Horrors," new footage of one of the Turpin daughters singing has surfaced. "The Dr. Oz Show" shared portions of the video of the unnamed daughter singing what sounds like an emotional song of despair.
"You blame me in every, every way," she sings. "You blame me for what they say, what they say." Her face is blurred out in the video, which appears to have been shot in a room in the house.
In a two-part show, Louise Turpin's relatives spoke to "The Dr. Oz Show" about their shock over the case. They were floored by allegations that the Turpin parents locked, starved and taunted their children, ranging from age 2 to 29. When asked if they ever thought that Louise Turpin was "capable of this evil," sister Elizabeth Flores denied it. "As far as the abuse and the chaining and starving, never."
The Turpins are accused of keeping their children locked up and torturing them from having regular food and showers. The children were discovered when a 17-year-old daughter fled and went to authorities. Authorities described them as malnourished and out of touch with modern life.
The two women visited Louise in prison with "The Dr. Oz Show." Afterwards, they said they were shocked at how normal she appeared.
“She looked different in the eyes and when I walked up there, I kept thinking am I gonna see evil in her eyes? Am I gonna be able to look in her eyes and see if she's sick?" asked the sister. "But it wasn't. It was, like, when I looked in her eyes, she was crying at first, like she was so happy to see us. She was crying saying, I'm so happy you're here. But, when her eyes cleared up, they were clear. They were sparkly."
David and Louise Turpin are facing a series of charges for allegedly abusing their children. They face possible life sentences.
[Photo: Dr. Oz]
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