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‘Horror House’ Dad Also Charged With Lewd Act on a Child

The California couple who ran a “horror house,” allegedly abusing and holding their 13 children captive, plead not guilty on Thursday to torture, abuse and false imprisonment charges.

David Turpin, 56, and wife Louise Turpin, 49, were charged with 12 counts of torture, seven counts of abuse of a dependent adult, six counts of child abuse or neglect and 12 counts of false imprisonment, Riverside County District Attorney Michael Hestrin said in a press release.

David Turpin was also charges with one count of lewd act on a child under the age of 14 by force, fear or duress, though details of that charges are unknown.

The couple who showed no emotion during their first court appearance on Thursday, are due back in court on February 23.

If convicted, each could face 94 years to life in prison.

David and Louise Turpin

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Prosecutor in murder trial tells jury the crime scene was like a ‘horror film’

The lead prosecutor in a murder trial involving testimony about Satan told jurors Tuesday the crime scene was like a “horror film.”

The victim, Geneva Gomez, 33, was found by her boyfriend — bloody, beaten and lying on the floor of her mother’s house, according to testimony Tuesday. A crucifix was on her chest.

“She didn’t look anything like the woman that he loved,” Assistant District Attorney Suzanne Lavenue said during her opening statement in Oklahoma County District Court. “It scared him almost to death.”

The mother, Juanita Martinez Gomez, now 51, told police she forced a crucifix and religious medallion down her daughter’s throat while attempting to ridher of Satan, according to investigators. Juanita Martinez Gomez, of Oklahoma City, is charged with first-degree murder in the Aug. 27, 2016, killing.

Gomez has pleaded not guilty. Defense attorneys had given notice of plans to present an insanity defense at trial, but later chose not

Read more at: http://newsok.com/prosecutor-describes-horrific-crime-scene/article/5578978

Prosecutor in murder trial tells jury the crime scene was like a ‘horror …

The lead prosecutor in a murder trial involving testimony about Satan told jurors Tuesday the crime scene was like a “horror film.”

The victim, Geneva Gomez, 33, was found by her boyfriend — bloody, beaten and lying on the floor of her mother’s house, according to testimony Tuesday. A crucifix was on her chest.

“She didn’t look anything like the woman that he loved,” Assistant District Attorney Suzanne Lavenue said during her opening statement in Oklahoma County District Court. “It scared him almost to death.”

The mother, Juanita Martinez Gomez, now 51, told police she forced a crucifix and religious medallion down her daughter’s throat while attempting to ridher of Satan, according to investigators. Juanita Martinez Gomez, of Oklahoma City, is charged with first-degree murder in the Aug. 27, 2016, killing.

Gomez has pleaded not guilty. Defense attorneys had given notice of plans to present an insanity defense at trial, but later chose not

Read more at: http://newsok.com/prosecutor-in-murder-trial-tells-jury-the-crime-scene-was-like-a-horror-film/article/5578978

Black Fawn Films Developing Horror Series The Cleaners

Black Fawn Films presents The Cleaners

Canadian horror collective Black Fawn Films to pitch their 1st TV series at the Banff World Media Festival

Award-winning horror film producers and directors, Cody Calahan and Chad Archibald of Black Fawn Films, are set to showcase their TV series concept The Cleaners, created by Calahan and Al Kratina, to networks at the Banff World Media Festival.

Along with film equipment rental house William F White Int’l and Breakthrough Entertainment, Redlab Digital and Panavision have also come on board to support the project and the creation of a proof of concept, which will accompany their pitch package.

Cody Calahan, writer/director/producer at Black Fawn Films (Bite, The Heretics, Let Her Out) says, “We’ve been developing this idea for a while and with the support of these companies we’ll will be pitching networks and buyers who we wouldn’t

Read more at: http://www.comingsoon.net/horror/news/856783-black-fawn-films-developing-horror-series-the-cleaners

Australian woman who swapped hairdressing for horror of crime scene cleaning

Donna Nayler has seen things that would make even the most hardened criminal shudder.

Blood-spattered homes, decomposing bodies and the acrid, stinking remnants of suburban meth labs are all in a day’s work for the 30-year-old Gold Coast woman since she gave up full-time hairdressing to be a professional crime scene cleaner.

For six years, Ms Nayler has worked on some of the most gruesome tasks imaginable – turning scenes of bloody mayhem back into normal homes that appear ‘as if nothing has happened’ after police collect the evidence they need.

‘Once I walked into a house and found a girl who had been completely gutted by her boyfriend – it rocked me to the absolute core,’ she told Daily Mail Australia.

After giving up full-time hairdressing, Donna Nayler (pictured)

Read more at: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3764631/Inside-macabre-world-crime-scene-cleaner-Australian-woman-swapped-hairdressing-horror.html