Couple Accused of Holding Adopted Children Captive and Abusing Them

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Denalee Chapman March 27, 2015
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Being held without bail, an Ohio couple has also lost custody of all of their adopted and foster children. After two of the girls escaped from the abusive home by breaking a lock on the door and taking off in the family car, authorities found them and all was revealed. The couple had been holding their adopted children captive and abusing them.

The couple has been indicted on three counts of felonious assault, and three counts of child endangering. Additionally, the man has been charged with two counts of sexual battery and three counts of gross sexual imposition.

The adult children in the home have also shared information that they were abused along with the other children.

The couple were licensed for foster care in their county.

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Denalee Chapman

Denalee is an adoptive mother, a motivational speaker, a writer, and a lover of life. She and her husband have adventured through the hills and valleys of life to find that the highest highs and the lowest lows are equally fulfilling. Book Denalee to speak to your group, or find Denalee's writings, including her books on her website at

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