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Paradise Parents Face Murder, Torture Charges

Society & Culture  (tags: Child Abuse, murder, children, crime, police, women )

- 3021 days ago -
OROVILLE -- A Paradise couple Tuesday were charged with the murder of their 7-year-old adopted daughter during a discipline session at the family home last Friday and the "torture" the previous day of her 11-year-old sister, who remains in critical conditi

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Milagre F (19)
Thursday February 11, 2010, 11:42 am
In cases like this I'm always wondering what are the social services doing.....

Past Member (0)
Thursday February 11, 2010, 12:28 pm
Such a waste. Adopting these poor little girls to end up beating them to death. What is wrong with people, some of them are seriously sick.

Alicia V (181)
Thursday February 11, 2010, 6:27 pm
Agree sadly with you Milagre and Florian. So horrendous. Those two people are not well.

Lady Xanadu (48)
Thursday February 11, 2010, 7:04 pm
They need to learn the true meaning of Discipline. It is with love that we discipline not rubber tubing.

Peggy A (109)
Thursday February 11, 2010, 7:38 pm
A 7 year old adopted girl was beaten to death with rubber tubing because---she pronounced a word wrong during home schooling.How horrible.I agree with Lady Xanadu , that we should discipline with LOVE, not rubber tubing.

Eyda Hernandez (97)
Thursday February 11, 2010, 9:15 pm
How were people like this able to adopt? Not one but two children???Where didi they adopt from?? Were authorities involved?? If not are the people that GAVE these little girls to these monsters charged also?? They should be!!

Paula B (6)
Friday February 12, 2010, 2:41 am
Disgusting! Horrifying! I need to stop reading these stories, I feel unclean. :(

Julia S (9)
Friday February 12, 2010, 2:46 am
and yet another child is abused and dies.... i hope these 2 people get what they deserve, oneday they will meet their maker...

Rajee Seetharam (138)
Friday February 12, 2010, 2:49 am
Thanks for the post! Inflicting pain is no way to discipline! First off, are they disciplined that they do these horrendous things to the kids?! What is it that makes people do these things to kids....big bullies!

Arild Gone for now (174)
Friday February 12, 2010, 3:10 am
Put them behind bars and trow away the key, TY Lone - Have a nice weekend.

Esther S (45)
Friday February 12, 2010, 3:12 am
It stated that they already had 6 biological children and so why did they adopt more children? It obviously wasn't because they wanted to help them. Also I know people who have adopted children who were great parents. I have relatives who adopted a couple of boys from another country.They did not even try to have children in the natural way. They did that because they really wanted to help those children. The couple were checked out very carefully by the U.S. government services as well as the foreign country before they were allowed to do so and they are very loving and caring parents.

Marian B (11)
Friday February 12, 2010, 3:52 am
I cant believe that this was allowed to happen.

patricia lasek (317)
Friday February 12, 2010, 4:02 am
Whip 'em! Whip 'em good! What beaurocratic department allowed these people to adopt any children?
"The two girls had reportedly been adopted by the Paradise couple along with a 3-year-old girl from an orphanage in Liberia about three years ago". T
hey brought them here to give them a better life? Give me a break!


Anna M (18)
Friday February 12, 2010, 11:42 am
The adoption agency that approved these people should be held liable and criminally charged with child endangerment for allowing these sick jackasses access to children.

Bobbie M (10)
Friday February 12, 2010, 12:29 pm
What horrible acts can be committed in the name of "religion". God is love, not whipping.

Beth P (32)
Friday February 12, 2010, 1:07 pm
Why shouldn't htese people be photographed? ANY PERSON who does this to a child, an animal or even another adult - their pictures should be plastered all over the country!!

sherrie e (147)
Saturday February 13, 2010, 3:55 am
This is another case of I cannot type what I am thinking right now. There just isn't punishment harsh enough for these people.

Past Member (0)
Saturday February 13, 2010, 8:55 am
Religious whackos. Thats what we need more of. People who fear their god that much need to be put down.

Patricia C (96)
Saturday February 13, 2010, 10:14 am
THREE adopted girls; dear God. They probably had church references and such, and maybe the Liberia officials cannot be blamed. Isn't there follow up in THIS country for foreign adoptions??!! The thought that the girls felt they were coming here for a "better life" makes this story even more heartbreaking. These people are monsters. Noted Lone.


Philippa P (154)
Saturday February 13, 2010, 11:59 am
I hope they spend the rest of their lives in jail! These people are incredibly sick.

Esther S (45)
Saturday February 13, 2010, 12:09 pm
Patricia, as I stated before, the couple who I know who adopted two baby boys from another country were checked out by A U.S. agency very thoroughly. This couple belong to a Church but the government still went to their home to look around and speak with them. They also checked the background of both the husband and the wife carefully.

Cheryl Ulrich (110)
Saturday February 13, 2010, 12:22 pm
Those poor kids ! How scared they must of been having these monsters as 'parents' ! Those two belong in jail for the rest of their lives !!

Gudrun D (447)
Saturday February 13, 2010, 4:12 pm
This is so sad - heartfelt prayers for the children. Thanks Terry

Christoph Wuth (72)
Saturday February 13, 2010, 4:32 pm
A treasure in paradise, because It happened in a place called Paradise and the abusers are named Schatz (German for treasure). I'd be surprised if the authorities who were supposed to follow up on the wellbeing of those adopted kids are held resposible for their negligence?
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