FILE — Louise Turpin, left, and her husband, David Turpin, right, attend a court hearing in Riverside, Calif., Feb. 22, 2019. The couple, who tortured 12 of their 13 children, starving and beating them, depriving them of sleep and sometimes shackling them to their beds with chains, were sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on April 19. (Jae C. Hong/Pool via The New York Times)

US jails couple for life
for torturing children

They starved and beat 12 children, deprived them of sleep and sometimes shackled them to their beds