Six children adopted in Lapeer County Michigan

Six adopted children from Russia were allegedly physically and mentally abuse. The investigation began when two 19-year-old women claimed their adoptive parents from Burnside Twp, Lapeer County abused them and their four adopted siblings.

Department of Human Services concluded the parents used excessive discipline involving a belt, whip and hammer. Prosecutors did not feel there was enough to charge crimes.

This family is alleged to belong to the Truth Fellowship group.

No further information about this case was made available to the public.
Date: 2008-03-31
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Non-lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive father, Adoptive mother
Fundamentalist faith: yes


Burnside Township, Lapeer County, Michigan
United States
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Two Russian females allege abuse2008-03-31
Children were adopted from Russia2008-03-31


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