Tag: 2009

3 Children of Kevan and Stacy Thoman

Two girls, M. (b. 1994) and K. (b. 1997) were sexually abused by their parents, Kevan and Stacy Thoman. Their little brother J. (b. 2003) was not reported to be abused. The children were homeschooled. M. was born… Read More

Nevaeh Miller

Nevaeh Miller, b. 1992 (pictured), was sexually abused by her stepfather, Jason Thomas Rogers (a.k.a. Larry Lemon). Nevaeh was homeschooled. Nevaeh, identified as E.C. in court documents, was removed from her mother’s care as a child due to… Read More

Christi and Bobby Baskin

Katharine Christine “Christi” Baskin (b. 1980) and Robert Maple “Bobby” Baskin (b. 1981) were abducted from their Murfreesboro, Tennessee home by their grandparents, Marvin L. Maple and Sandra K. Maple, on March 1, 1989. The Maples had been… Read More

7 Children of Jeffrey and Danita York

Seven children—two boys and five girls ranging in age from 3 months to 19 years—were imprisoned and physically and sexually abused for fifteen years by their father, Jeffrey York. At least one of the girls was York’s stepdaughter…. Read More

3 Grandchildren of James and Cheri Crawford

Three boys, ages 12, 11, and 8, were tortured by their grandparents, James and Cheri Crawford. The boys had been pulled from school to be homeschooled. The boys had come to live with their grandparents after their father… Read More

Children of Peter Hansen

A 13-year-old boy was starved and imprisoned in a bathroom by his father, Peter D. Hansen. The boy’s 11-year-old sister was also starved. Both were homeschooled. After the Hansens were evicted from their home in 2009, they took… Read More

16 children of Richard Jay Swank

Sixteen children were physically abused and deprived of food by their father, Richard Jay Swank. The fourth child, a boy born around 1985, was Swank’s scapegoat; he was tortured, imprisoned, and sexually abused for 18 years. The children’s… Read More

5 children of Sinhue Johnson and Louann Bowers

In 1993, 16-year-old Louann Bowers ran away from home, allegedly to be with her uncle, Sinhue Johnson. Together they had five children who were hidden from the world and raised in squalid conditions without electricity or running water…. Read More

Child of Daniel Ballard

When police went to a trailer park in Louisiana to evict Daniel Ballard, they found a malnourished 14-year-old boy who weighed only 60 pounds and had untreated infected injuries on his arms and foot. The trailer’s conditions were… Read More

Colin David Jones

Paramedics responding to a 911 call on Christmas Eve about an “unresponsive” child found that 6-year-old child had physical injuries that suggested foul play. The child was taken to the regional hospital and then airlifted elsewhere for care,… Read More