Houston mother charged with child abuse
One Texas Mother is accused of horrific child abuse – after her two children were found malnourished and nearly naked – while being forced to eat their own poop – while fleeing a $600,000 home la – filmed herself carefree and dancing with her children in a disturbing video.
Mother-of-six Zaikiya Duncan, 40, and her boyfriend, Jova Terrell, 27, were arrested after her 16-year-old twins broke free from handcuffs and fled to a neighbour’s house, with desperate pleas for help. their. video by doorbell camera.
Emaciated twins escape from horror house to beg for help, forced to eat, drink human waste
The boy and girl are said to have been confined by the couple in their Houston home, and abandoned to the point where they were forced to drink their own urine and eat their own feces, according to reports. REMOVE. And photos of their arms with open wounds from being tied up began circulating online.
However, despite the damning reports, Duncan has described the happy and healthy home in social media posts, where she shares videos of herself and her children dancing and enjoying candy with the other relatives, New York Post report.
“I love spending time with my sons,” she wrote in April 2021, along with a photo of four of her six sons enjoying candy in the living room with a large sign reading “HOME ” on the wall in the back.
Zaikiya Duncan, mother of tortured Texas teenagers, posted disturbing video of kids dancing https://t.co/i849ShOwRN pic.twitter.com/SBhYyiTbRs
– New York Post (@nypost) October 21, 2022
The following month, Duncan was at odds with her youngest son for having graduated from Idea Public School.
“Congratulations to my Boy Nicholas On all his accomplishments this school year, I am so proud of him!” she writes. “He has arrived in second grade! Lol he’s the tallest in his class! “
In a photo accompanying the post, the child is presented with a certificate with balloons decorated around it.
Mom posted the video Happy dancing with kids despite the horrific abuse going on behind the scenes
She also posted several videos of children happily dancing, a stark departure from reality since coming to light.
“Okay!!! Our boys are in for a laser tag game!!!” she captioned a clip from June 15, 2021.
That same day, she posted a video of her two children dancing by the fireplace, captioned “I can’t be with them” along with smiley emojis.
UPDATE: Biological mum Zaikiya Duncan and boyfriend Jova Terrell are in the process of being charged with injuring a child (1st degree felony). They are currently on the run with her five children. An Amber Alert has been issued. #break #texas #houston pic.twitter.com/84LwEfoXK9
– Matthew Seedorff (@MattSeedorff) October 18, 2022
Duncan continued scheming about a healthy home life after joining TikTok in 2020, when she posted a clip of herself dancing with her two kids. “Me and the kids are going away,” she wrote.
A month later, she shared another video of her dancing with her children. “Me and my crew,” she captioned the clip.
16-year-old twins naked, handcuffed in small laundry room, forced to defecate, urinate on their own
However, neither Terrell nor the oldest twins appear in any of her videos or posts, according to KHOU.
In arrest documents obtained by the store, the 16-year-old twins told authorities that they had been locked naked and handcuffed in a small laundry room, and forced to remain silent all day or else they would be killed. beaten.
They went on to say that they had to defecate and urinate on their own, with only a dirty mop to clean.
The children, severely skinny babies, were fed only a few times a week, consisting of bologna, mustard or tomato burgers, the documents said.
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A pair of twins escaped from a haunted house in Texas as they tried to break free from handcuffs and flee to a neighbor’s house.
16-year-old twins, a boy and a girl, have #Agehttps://t.co/844x2L7qKd pic.twitter.com/ivmqOXpLfI
– wikisoon (@wikisoon3) October 20, 2022
The boy is said to have found their handcuff keys in Duncan’s wallet before hiding it in his mouth. At some point, he unlocked himself and his twin, broke the leash around their legs, and fled the house.
Children taken to hospital with broken bones, malnutrition after boy escaped after stealing key to handcuffs
The teenagers were taken to a nearby hospital after a neighbor rang the police. Two had broken bones and were both malnourished.
Meanwhile, Duncan, her boyfriend and her other children, 14, 10, 7, and 12-year-old twins, flee to Louisiana, where the pair are eventually captured.
The 16-year-old twins and their four siblings have since been placed in the care facility after authorities learned of the appalling treatment they had to endure according to arrest documents.
The family recently moved into a brand new $600,000 home in Cypress. Neighbors tell KPRC that they had only lived there for two weeks before the incident came to light.