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EMMY award winning crime beat reporter Matt Johnson dusts off his reporter notebooks for this exciting podcast and gives you a first hand perspective on cold cases, homicides, mysteries & murders he has covered, followed and still haunt him today. Follow on social and


6 - TORTURE: The Turpin's House of Horrors

In 2019 David and Louise Turpin would be found guilty of torturing 12 of their 13 kids in what police and prosecutors referred to as a "House of Horrors". They were sentenced to 25 years to life in prison. 

Police say the children were shackled, beat and strangled. The children unable to use the restroom, had no education and rarely went outside. The home was filled with trash and human feces.

They were rescued after the couples 17 year old daughter escaped through a window with a disconnected cell phone and dialed 9-1-1.

In an exclusive interview with True Crime Deadline host Matt Johnson, Louise Turpin's sister speaks out for the first time since sentencing. 

Elizabeth talks about the case, visiting her sister in jail and why she thinks witchcraft may have played a part in the abuse. 

From the crime scene tape to the courtroom, host Matt Johnson covered the case and will give you the behind the scenes details. 

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