Children adopted by Jean Paul Kruse and Emily Kruse

2 adopted children and one step child were allegedly sexually abused by their father, Jean Paul Kruse, a Major in the Ohio National Guard. There were 5 bio/step children in the home and 6 adopted children. Three of the children were adopted in Liberia in 2008 and one in Vietnam in 2007. The final 2 children were adopted (or in guardianship) from disrupted international adoptions (Haiti and DRC).
Jean Paul Kruse was charged with 17 felony counts of rape, sexual battery, gross sexual imposition, and intimidation.
Emily Kruse was charged with intimidation and obstruction of justice. Five of the children have been returned to her care.
Date: 2012-08-01
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Sexual abuse
Abuser: Adoptive father


Organizations: probably WACSN


Marysville, Ohio
United States
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