Tag: 2000

Pridine Fru

Actress and talk-show host Pridine Fru (right) was imprisoned and physically and sexually abused by her adoptive parents, Joseph (seated) and Evelyn (left) Djoumessi, from the time she was illegally adopted at age 14 until she was rescued… Read More

Child of August and Jeanine Halbesleben

Tommy Halbesleben, age 10, was starved by his father, August James Halbesleben, and his stepmother Jeanine Marie Halbesleben, from the summer of 1999—when the Halbeslebens began homeschooling him due to “conflicts with his second grade teacher and school… Read More

Rainbow Lord, and 2 siblings

Yahweh Lord (born c. 1983), Rainbow Lord (born c. 1985), and Angel Lord (born c. 1988) were abused by their father, John Lamont Davis (who also went by “Rajohn Lord”), their mother Carrie Lee Davis, and Faye Alice… Read More

Lindsay Tornambe and Others by Victor A. Barnard

Lindsay Tornambe’s family moved from Pennsylvania to Minnesota when she was 11 to be closer to the ministry of pastor Victor A. Barnard. Tornambe┬áhad already been homeschooled for some time, and she first met Barnard when she was… Read More

Jared, Joshua, Emily, and Hannah Wood

Raymond Wood shot and killed his pregnant wife, Tina, and four of his six children, Jared, Joshua, Emily, and Hannah, aged 10, 8, 7, and 5. Moriah and Katlin, aged 3 and 18 months, were wounded but survived…. Read More

Joseph Beebe

8 year old Joseph Beebe was beaten to death with a bamboo rod by his adoptive mother, Edith Beebe. Joseph was one of six special needs children adopted by Edith and her husband Brian; all were homeschooled. The… Read More

Viktor Alexander Matthey

Viktor Matthey was only 6 years old when he died of cardiac arrest due to hypothermia after adoptive parents Robert and Brenda Matthey locked him overnight in a damp unheated pump room. Viktor was also severely beaten by… Read More

Timothy Boss

In July 2000, 10 year old Timothy Boss was beaten to death by his adoptive parents, Donald Boss Jr. and Lisa Boss. He spent the night before his death bound to a chair in the family’s basement. Timothy… Read More

6 Grandchildren of Gordon Winrod

In 1995 and 1996, Gordon Winrod, a antisemitic┬áChristian Identity leader, kidnapped six of his grandchildren and held them on his extensive compound. The children did not go to school during this time, or leave the compound; instead, they… Read More

Child of Andrew and Carolyn Mayer

Andrew and Carolyn Mayer sent two of their children off to church alone one Sunday so that they could be alone with their 16 year old daughter. Carolyn watched as Andrew, the girl’s stepfather, raped the girl and… Read More