Three children adopted by Jim and Paige Nachtigal

A 15-year-old girl,  an 11-year-old boy, an 11-year-old girl, adopted by Jim and Paige Nachtigal,  were beaten, starved, and tortured by their adoptive parents,  The children were taken out of public school in 2014 to be homeschooled.
Date: 2016-02-16
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Non-lethal physical abuse, Non-lethal neglect, Non-lethal deprivation
Abuser: Adoptive father, Foster mother
Home schooling: yes
Fundamentalist faith: yes


North Newton, Kansas
United States
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