Abuse in child placement abuse cases



Swarbrick siblings

3 male adoptees sexually abused other adopted siblings 1993 until 2001. Jodi and Jim Swarbrick adopted 30 special needs children from Asia, South America and USA (foster care and disrupted international) . The parents divorced in 2000 and the abuse was uncovered in 2004. Seven minor children were removed from the home at that time.
Date: 2005-01-01
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Sexual abuse, Non-lethal neglect
Abuser: Adopted sibling
Disabilities: yes

Location

Cedar Falls, Iowa
United States
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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

Location

North Newton, Kansas
United States
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Girl adopted by man from Tenino Washington

Girl adopted by man from Tenino Washington was sexually abused by her adoptive father.
Date:
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Sexual abuse
Abuser: Adoptive father

Location

Teninio, Washington
United States
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Boy adopted by Tara McNeill Palajac

12-year-old boy adopted by Tara McNeill Palajac was drowned in a bathtub by his adoptive mother.
Date: 2016-01-08
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive mother

Location

Santa Clara, California
United States
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Girl adopted by Eugenio and Victoria Erquiaga

12-year-old girl adopted by Eugenio and Victoria Erquiaga was regularly locked n a playhouse in a loft area of the home, and her hands were regularly restrained with zip locks.
Date: 2016-01-06
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Non-lethal physical abuse, Non-lethal deprivation
Abuser: Adoptive father, Adoptive mother

Location

Sarasota, Florida
United States
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Child adopted by couple from Medina, Ohio

A child adopted by a couple from Medina, Ohio, was killed in a murder suicide.
Date: 2015-09-19
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Undetermined
Disabilities: yes

Location

Medina, Ohio
United States
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Erika Antoinette Hill

15-year-old girl adopted by Taylin M. Hill, was killed by her adoptive mother. There was serious physical abuse prior to her death.
Date: 2007-02-26
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive mother

Location

Fitchburg, Wisconsin
United States
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Girl adopted by couple from Wichita, Ka

A girl adopted by a couple from Wichita, Ka, was physically abused by her adoptive parents.
Date: 2014-03-01
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Non-lethal physical abuse, Non-lethal deprivation
Abuser: Adoptive father, Adoptive mother

Location

Wichita, Kansas
United States
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Boy adopted by Nakia Brice

9-year-old boy with Down Syndrome, adopted from Ukraine by Nakia Brice, was hit with a baseball bat by his adoptive mother.
Date: 2015-07-02
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Non-lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive mother
Disabilities: yes

Location

Whetstone, Arizona
United States
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Boy adopted by Patrick Michael Anderson

A boy adopted by Patrick Michael Anderson was sexually abused by his adoptive father.
Date: 2015-06-28
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Sexual abuse
Abuser: Adoptive father

Location

Corona, California
United States
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Two girls adopted by Stephen Darrell Taylor

Two girls adopted by Stephen Darrell Taylor and his wife, were sexually abused by their adoptive father.
Date: 2008-01-01
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Sexual abuse
Abuser: Adoptive father

Placement

Location

Yucaipa, California
United States
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Children adopted by Travis and Stacy Yates

Two girls, out of six children adopted by Travis and Stacy Yates, were sexually abused by their adoptive father. The abuser confessed to the abuse in 2014, but was allowed to live with his wife and four of the adopted children, until being sentenced to 37 years in prison a year later.
Date: 2014-02-01
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Sexual abuse
Abuser: Adoptive father
Home schooling: yes

Location

Nixon, Texas
United States
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4 children adopted by Richard and Cheryle Burton

4 children adopted by Richard and Cheryle Burton were kept locked in the house, malnourished and physically abused by their adoptive parents.
Date: 2012-11-03
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Non-lethal physical abuse, Sexual abuse, Non-lethal deprivation
Abuser: Adoptive father, Adoptive mother

Location

Mt. Airy, Georgia
United States
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C.T. Wilson

Charles County, Md delegate, C.T. Wilson was sexually and physically abused by his adoptive father.
Date: 1978-01-01
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Non-lethal physical abuse, Sexual abuse
Abuser: Adoptive father

Location

United States

Children adopted by Thomas and Dolly Crapser

Children adopted by Thomas and Dolly Crapser where physically and sexually abused.

One of the adoptees was Adam Crapser who faces deportation.
Date: 1991-09-18
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Non-lethal physical abuse, Sexual abuse
Abuser: Adoptive father, Adoptive mother

Location

Keizer, Oregon
United States
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