Escape from a House of Horror l 20/20 l PART 3

Jennifer Turpin, the eldest child of David and Louise Turpin, recalls her parent’s violent outbursts, especially her mother’s volatile mood swings, extreme punishments and abandonment in a trailer.
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  • This was 4 years ago. There's more to this story. Read what happened to them by the people the state put in charge of them. The women that controlled their trust fund and then their foster parents abused the other children. State care wasn't much better than their crazy parents that got jailed for life. Their own extended family was refused to foster them, instead the state put them into even worst situation. All care but no responsibility

    Maurice UptonMaurice Upton10 นาทีที่ผ่านมา
  • Why my eyes are dropping water

    Ahmed S.Ahmed S.4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • There appearance must've been shocking but hearing her speak on the body cam really struck me "What's injuries?" "What's medication?" The isolation that they went through to not know such common words is incomprehensible. Not knowing the word 'bruise'??!! at 17?

    tense99tense9912 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • This is fucking awful. Those kids have a strength that blows my mind. Can’t imagine…. One good thing is I guarantee the father is NOT going to have a good time in Prison. Inmates will eat that guy alive with those charges.

    Craig MumbyCraig Mumby17 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • is jennifer and jordan only the survivors?

    Naw Lay Yee Mon HtwayNaw Lay Yee Mon Htway18 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
    • No, the others chose to be anonymous. Some have legally changed their names! In the last episode they do film one of the boys, & it was walking away from camera, his identity still kept anonymous

      Larry PearsonLarry Pearson12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I wonder if the boy will ever be brave enough to want to reach out to Jennifer

    Gloria MarieGloria Marieวันที่ผ่านมา
  • Beautiful young women with a sad sad childhood. Shame to all the adults around them🤨

  • How could heaven be better than life

  • I'm surprised these kids never suffered any broken bones. They were so fragile. My heart goes out to them. Nothing alive deserves this type of treatment.

    PENELOPE S.PENELOPE S.วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I hate how they barbie up these survivors for these kind of interviews... and how they keep long pauses and keep them in frame to get their reactions.

  • * *BEFRIEND THE JENNIER TURPINS OF THE WORLD* " is the essence of this episode and a heart touching advice too .

    maryam mirzamaryam mirzaวันที่ผ่านมา
  • I could not hold my tears back for the suffering of these precious gems. *Both sisters are surprisingly eloquent despite a limited vocabulary and confining , terrifying , suppressing life that they had . Their clarity of narration is impressive* . Hats off to them . I send my love and my prayers their way , from a distant world, wishing them all happy , lives with loving people around them amen

    maryam mirzamaryam mirzaวันที่ผ่านมา
  • Did the "Evil parents" get arrested? So sad those poor kids:(

    • Yes, in the part 6 of this doc they show real time body cams from the officers working their way thru the house, including the unchaining of the boy! The parents were able to get the chains off the girls but injuries gave it all away n they found the chains! Body cam videos show both parents being hand cuffed n escorted to squad cars, parents got 25- life sentences! Jordan n Jennifer both have Tik Tok accts!

      Larry PearsonLarry Pearsonวันที่ผ่านมา
  • as a christian, i am disgusted. that’s it

    ANG3LANG3L2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Heart can visibly see the lasting effects of the horrors they endured...the nervous habits of rocking and the haunted sad..l hope they get all the good things in life...they deserve it

    Backwoods GamerBackwoods Gamer2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Notice how the sisters speak like little girls. And very similarly.

    JordynJordyn2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I can’t understand how and why people willingly bring children into the world and refuse to properly care for, guide, nurture, love, provide for and protect them. If you don’t want to do everything necessary to raise a child from infancy to adulthood, DO NOT HAVE CHILDREN!

    JordynJordyn2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I'm a single dad to an awesome son who is 19 this 2022. Broke my heart watching these episodes. I'm also a 10-year Army Veteran. This young woman's incredible bravery is an indicator of better things to come. I hope all these children can get the care and unconditional love they deserve. I wish all of them persevere in life and know there are people who do care.

    Kevin LarsonKevin Larson2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Just think how many more house Horror is out there

    Dustin NunezDustin Nunez2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Child service s should make regular checks to n families that the parents won't let anyone come over. It should raise suspicion

    Danica FilipicDanica Filipic2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The Devil is a Liar not all that read the word walk in the spirit of Jesus Christ walking in fear is following the deceiver this is what this mother and father did but God is Great and even these 2 can be forgiven God have mercy on them and grace for the Glory of your name

    Ginas JerryGinas Jerry3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I cannot even phantom what they went through. Poor kids, I hope they are doing much, much better.

    Matteo PreziosoMatteo Prezioso3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • No god loves everyone dont worry god bless you Sister

    Juan MexJuan Mex3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • "Befriend the Jennifer Turpins of the world." A pretty girlfriend once told me that, today, bullies don't exist like they did when I was in school (I got tortured daily in grade school in the early 90s). If you really believe that, then you've simply never experienced being a weirdo; lol. In middle and highschool, I always tried to be as open as possible (you have to do this in an empathetic and creative way, so as to not look like pity or charity) to making certain lives better; genuinely open to associating myself with (to give whatever help raising the 'stock' of) and being intimate friends with those who may have seemed very, "weird." But, no matter what form it took, it was always plain to me to see that the problem of bullying and judgmental regards we have towards certain people in the country HAS NOT gone away, whatsoever. It has just gotten better hidden, subtle, nuanced, and more pernicious. In the past, at leaat everyone could obviously determine who the bullies were. But today, things manifest of a much less physical and much more complex, personal, and emotional level.

    Luceat LuxLuceat Lux3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I’m at 7:14 and I gotta say, sweet angels!🥺🥺🥺 The torture they went through, my god!!

    Andrea SigalaAndrea Sigala3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • jordan was the 8 th child... she's the backbone n smart one... Jenifer tried once n failed but help jordan by that time she was only 82 pounds n weak... but smart enough to help jordan....

    JohnnypensfulJohnnypensful3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The parents skipped over a bible verse spoken by Jesus. Mark 9:42 “And whosoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea.”

    Bold OneBold One4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Humans are evil...

    Srtj.Av.Srtj.Av.4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I can't stop smiling seeing these girls today and the light they exude. So wonderful.

    John AmbersJohn Ambers4 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • They both have Tik Tok accts!

      Larry PearsonLarry Pearsonวันที่ผ่านมา
  • I feel so bad for the children. The parents are so brutal, thinking they have the rights to kill them, that is horrible parenting

    grape732grape7324 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Everyone involved in this case was bruised

    Chill with TeeChill with Tee4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • where's part 2

    Kate MartinKate Martin4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Befriend the Jennifer Turpins of the world 😢😢 🕉️

    seononaseonona4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • My eyes widdens when she said " we went to a park and i was thinking, how can heaven be better then this."

    maugoxt tover tovermaugoxt tover tover4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Crazy how they used the Bible!!!! To hurt those poor kids 😢 As a Bible reader I am so hurt because that is not how my God works…jus sad

    Erica WarrenErica Warren4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • we went through the same thing until in year 8 i had to take a note home and i went to see the teacher and burst out crying and told her what would happen if i took the note home so she agreed not to make me take the note then 2 years later i saw the same teacher but my nose was broken and my eyes were black she asked so i told her how i was head-butted, they got me into a foster home but this was the 80s my father was also in a high powered job as an industrial chemist and i don't believe he was ever charged with anything but i haven't seen either parent in 37 years, that why i cringe at sayings like THE GOOD OLD DAYS OR THING WERE BETTER no they weren't racism sexism child abuse was and always has been rampant now something is done children are believed, the one thing i really relate is not knowing how my parents would be i became a great study of people as id watch for signs of my father freaking out15 years of feeling like an unwanted guest in my home and constantly walking on egg shells my father was obsessed we were trying to make him look bad to outsiders and that was something you didn't want to do like the school note

    Polly gPolly g4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • So no one ever wondererd about their family like this bad? How they giving birth? They must have deliver at the house then? Otherwise doctor or hospital should know when they are not coming for anual chech up and stuff isn't it?

    freedom lifefreedom life4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Evil people twisting the Bible to abuse their children. I’m so glad these children are still alive

    Janaé WaltonJanaé Walton4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • these women are heroes

    silencesilence4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • These poor girls, I am amazed how strong these girls are after what they went through. God bless them I hope the rest of their lives are filled with love and comfort.

    Deplorable CanadianDeplorable Canadian4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • It’s hard to talk about that stuff , I found it so kind how when she wanted to take a break the lady held her hand 🥺

    ~•Penguin Flock•~~•Penguin Flock•~4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Growing up in foster care I’ve heard so many kids with stories like those children and many aren’t old enough to ever get their stories heard when it happens.

    Bunnychan _HauptBunnychan _Haupt5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • They are gorgeous. I can’t parents would do something like this.

    Kennedi BurtonKennedi Burton5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Jesus christ is false darlings that's why your parents were like that

    Dean MotuDean Motu5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • It’s sad that these kids prob will never want to be in a religion due to the fact that their biological parents twisted it to abuse them

    Zero XZero X5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • What an absolutely heart breaking story. Hard to type through the tears.

    Bob NeubauerBob Neubauer5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • That letter from the doctor who was once a classmate of Jennifer's really hit me with his words: "Be nice to the Jennifer Turpins of the world." That hits home for me because I was a "Jennifer Turpin." Not quite to this extreme, but being beat on till I bled, being constantly put down and told I'm worthless or retarded, always in trouble without knowing what I did wrong. This was normal life for me. And all day at school I was tortured by my classmates for being the weird kid that nobody liked, then I went home to my "wonderful" family! I took it from all sides all day every day. I'm honestly not sure I'm an entirely sane person now at 50 years old. Please be nice to the "Jennifer Turpins" of the world. Your bullying and teasing and physical attacks leave a lifetime of scars to go right along with the scars from our parents.

    elteescatelteescat5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I was glad they are able to escape that I like with justice, i have expirence that same he use bible verse to justify his right

    Just call me BlueJust call me Blue5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • and the school apparently noticed nothing, and took no action. awful.

    Gus CoxGus Cox5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • They are exactly describing my childhood. Well I guess I wasn't the only one going through such a childhood. The only difference is my mother was using a baseball bat.

    timmy mirontimmy miron5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I wish so bad I could get my hands on the parents

    øłīvērøłīvēr5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • My heart aches!! 😥😥😥😥😥😥😥😥😥😥😥😥😥😥

    PhoenyxPhoenyx5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • How do you guys remain so beautiful after all you been through... N so smart without education.... God love you 💕💞💞💞💕

    JohnnypensfulJohnnypensful5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • When she said she wanted to take a break I saw the anger in her eyes. I feel what she has felt. It was awful. I’m so glad they left and David and Louise are in prison. I hope they rot. And there’s a thing called karma and she’s got a sick sense of humor. I hope they all get the help they need.

     Kitten Kitten6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Its just completely unbelievable.

    GingerGinger6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • This is a prime example of how people purposely interpret the bible incorrectly to do harm unto others. Christianity is SUCH a toxic religion

    Jada B.Jada B.6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • So heartbroken 😢😢😢

    Music Lover 1Music Lover 16 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • My heart is broken. 20 plus years, 17 years , they went through hell ! They happy just to smell grass or hear hospital music !

    JamiJami6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • most parents want the best for their kids and do everything in their power to do that. these people only wanted to have power over their offspring.

    Jason RistJason Rist6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Those teachers failed that poor girl.

    M MM M7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • If she showed up to grade school with dirty clothes & unwashed hair plus she smelled then the school should of called CPS to do a check on the parents & her!! Teachers are supposed to be protectors & help children who are abused & in need!! So many teachers fail these children seriously! Useless!

    Taylor VierraTaylor Vierra7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Wow..even the investigator bloke was in tears… some people don’t fkn deserve kids. If I ever had the chance to find out about ‘parents’ like this I wouldn’t hesitate to destroy them.

    Just JessJust Jess7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • im so proud of these girls

    chloechloe7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I just don’t understand why the teacher didn’t report possible abuse/neglect

    JanjiJanji7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • My props to these two young beautiful woman who were brave enough to do the right thing and get away from those evil parents

  • Wtf

    mittenmitten7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I do not understand, celebrating their staying togetherness?

    FeBia IvyFeBia Ivy7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Teachers need to do better.

    Tolindra CollinsTolindra Collins7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • You look beautiful

    THE H.I GIRLSTHE H.I GIRLS7 วันที่ผ่านมา
Escape from a House of Horror l 20/20 l PART 3