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The California home where a couple allegedly tied up and tortured many of their 13 children — later identified as a 17-year-old daughter escaped in January, was put up for sale on Saturday, a report said.
David and Louise Turpin ‘ s house, called the “house of horrors” in Perris for bid, with a minimum of $177,255, The Pressure of the Enterprise reported Saturday. The offer, which ends Wednesday, had exceeded $202,000 by the Sunday morning in front of the house with an appraised value of $353,138.
The 2,386-square-foot house has four bedrooms, three bathrooms and was built in 2013, according to the auction page on the Hudson and Marshall. The house was completed in November.
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The auction makes no mention of the Not’ alleged crimes that led to their arrest on Jan. 14. A customer service representative for Hudson and Marshall told the Press-Enterprise, the company is planning to make the information about the past, the history.
The Turpin house in Perris, California, where 13 children reportedly lived in horrible conditions. (Google Maps)
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The couple is expected to be on a trial basis in September and face a combined 88 charges under torture, child cruelty and false imprisonment. David Turpin, 57, and Louise Turpin, 49, were arrested after their teenage daughter jumped out of a window and used a cell phone to call 911. A number of their children were found chained to their beds with chains and padlocks in a dark and smelly environment,” according to police.
David and Louise Turpin are pictured with their 13 children in April 2016.
The children ranged in age from 2 to 29 and appeared on the verge of starvation when they were rescued by the police in January. Doctors said the children, now eight adults, suffer from different levels of cognitive and physical limitations.
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Prosecutors alleged the children were subjected to “frequent abuse” and “even strangulation,” and should not be released to go to the bathroom. They also allegedly were allowed only one shower per year.
The Not have pled not guilty on all charges.
Fox News’ Greg Norman and Kathleen Joyce contributed to this report.