"The 17-year-old who escaped had been working on a plan to escape with her siblings for more than two years", Hestrin said.
Prosecutors said the victims were "beaten, starved, and chained".
According to the New York Times, a 17-year-old managed to escape the house of horrors and call 911, alerting the authorities to the unimaginable conditions she and her 12 siblings were forced to endure.
Over the years, the children ate "very little on a schedule", authorities said, while their parents would buy food for themselves and put the items out to tempt them.
They also said the children appeared to be malnourished and looked younger than their ages.
The couple are now facing nine felony counts of torture and ten felony counts of child endangerment each.
The malnourished children are now being treated in a hospital.
She said the adoption raffle will begin Friday, January 19th and conclude when the dogs are adopted on February 5th.
David, 57, and Louise, 49, allowed their children to shower once a year and fed them rationed meals each day, District Attorney Mike Hestrin confirmed during a press conference on Thursday.
A California couple has been charged with torture after police rescued their 13 malnourished children from a home where some of them had been chained to beds, and neighbors on Monday described the family as shut-ins who shunned social contact.
David Turpin's mother, Betty Turpin, told Reuters on Wednesday that the family has retained an attorney and that they have been advised not to speak about the case. "There are two vents in the closet, and they are covered up now", she said.
He said it was not clear how long the family had been held in such conditions but that it appeared to have been for a "prolonged period".
The Turpins had lived in the home for several years; David, at one point, worked as an engineer at Northrop Grumman, according to bankruptcy documents filed by the couple. "I didn't know there were kids in the house".
Twitter says Russia-linked accounts more widespread Since beefing up its pravda-radar tools, Twitter said it detected about 523,000 automated login attempts to its service every day. However, users will not be shown examples of the content, because the relevant accounts have been suspended.
The new office building, he explained, makes a bold statement that the African Development Bank is here to stay in Nigeria. We can not ignore the fact that Africa's largest economy is now out of recession and projected to grow at 2.3% this year.
That would be an indication the government is open, even if he signs the actual bill at a later time. "I think it's ratcheted up". In September, Mr Trump announced he was ending the programme and allowing Congress until March to come up with a replacement.
The couple are said to have died in a helicopter accident, but at this stage it's not been confirmed exactly where this happened. Mugabe, who had repeatedly alleged Bennett was the opposition party's contact with foreign funders, refused to swear him in.
Viacom fell 5.4 percent after sources told Reuters CBS Corp and the company were not in active merger discussions. Deutsche Bank lost 0.8 per cent after it was accused in a lawsuit of conspiring to rig a Canadian benchmark rate.
The average age for a man to enter his first marriage in 2013 was 32.5 years and 30.6 years for women across England and Wales. Some information systems define people ages 15-19 as "adults", which will "effective render adolescence invisible".
According to German website WA, Zorc will be in the British capital to negotiate the Dortmund striker's switch to the Gunners. Wenger added: "We played many times against him (Mkhitaryan) when he was at Dortmund".
"If not, the failure to reauthorize CHIP and the closure of our federal government will rest exclusively with them ". If anything, it may make Senate passage of the four-week continuing resolution (CR) even more hard .
World number one Simona Halep booked her place in round two, avoiding the first round exit that befell her in the past two years. Roger Federer began the defence of his Australian Open title with a routine victory over Aljaz Bedene on Rod Laver Arena.
Federer and Djokovic hold court on Open day 6
Tournament organizers have a tough call to make between delaying games and not giving advantages to some players . No. 13 Sam Querrey restored some order for the US men with a 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 win over Feliciano Lopez.
Trump defends self after comments: 'I'm not a racist'
He talked about the hot-button topic of DACA and said that "Democrats were not helping" and that they did not want to make a deal. Dr Jackson's highly-anticipated report came after the United States leader carried out a physical examination last Friday.
Arsenal still in contract talks with Wilshere - Wenger
Ornstein did say that Arsenal were hopeful over both Mkhitaryan and Aubameyang deals, but that the former could go either way. Joel Ward returns for Crystal Palace after a month out with a groin injury, and Yohan Cabaye has overcome a minor complaint.
Rand Paul's Alleged Attacker Agrees to Guilty Plea
Boucher then allegedly ran onto the Pauls' property and tackled the senator off of his riding lawnmower, court documents state. Authorities say Boucher was enraged and "had enough" after Paul supposedly stacked lawn waste on a pile near his yard.
Superman to get his red trunks back in Action Comics #1000
Action Comics #1000 will mark the first time the Superman costume has had underwear on the outside in almost seven years. Tomasi and Pat Gleason from Superman , and Dan Jurgens from Action Comics handling both words and pictures in his story.
Ministers Won't Challenge Release Of Worboys
This week two of Worboys' victims launched their own separate legal challenge to his release, funded through an online campaign. He is believed to have sexually assaulted over 100 women in total, police say.