This Couple Was Paid 4,500 a Month to Abuse their Adopted Children they got from Foster Care

John and Sonja Kluth

An Oklahoma couple faces shocking accusations as to their treatment of three adopted children. John and Sonja Kluth, charged with three counts of child abuse and three counts of child neglect, allegedly forced the youngsters to eat pet food and locked them in cages. They also frequently beat them until they lost consciousness.

CNN spoke to Canadian County Sheriff Randall Edwards, who said it was the worst abuse case he had ever seen. “They have been raised worse than dogs,” he said.

News Oklahoma reports that the pair was receiving $4,500 a month from the state of Wisconsin, where they originally adopted the children after providing foster care, before their arrest.

According to Oklahoma City’s, neighbors are stunned:

“When we moved into the neighborhood, they brought us pie and brought us vegetables out of the garden,” said Tracy Ellis.
Ellis said she lived two doors down from the Kluths former residence.

Ellis said the Kluths were a nice couple.

“She was a stay-at-home mom who educated the kids at home. The kids weren’t really outside a whole lot. They were little,” Ellis said.

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AdvertisementMirror News reports that Sonja, 57, abused the children, two boys ages 15 and 11, and a girl, 9, most forcefully while her husband stood by and did nothing.

The couple is scheduled to appear in court March 7.

About yvonnemason

Background:  The eldest of five children, Yvonne was born May 17, 1951 in Atlanta, Georgia. Raised in East Point, Georgia, she moved to Jackson County, Ga. until 2006 then moved to Port St. Lucie, Florida where she currently makes her home.  Licensed bounty hunter for the state of Georgia. Education:  After a 34 year absence, returned to college in 2004. Graduated with honors in Criminal Justice with an Associate’s degree from Lanier Technical College in 2006. Awards:  Nominated for the prestigious GOAL award in 2005 which encompasses all of the technical colleges. This award is based not only on excellence in academics but also leadership, positive attitude and the willingness to excel in one’s major. Affiliations:  Beta Sigma Phi Sorority  Member of The Florida Writer’s Association – Group Leader for St Lucie County The Dream:  Since learning to write at the age of five, Yvonne has wanted to be an author. She wrote her first novel Stan’s Story beginning in 1974 and completed it in 2006. Publication seemed impossible as rejections grew to 10 years. Determined, she continued adding to the story until her dream came true in 2006. The Inspiration:  Yvonne’s brother Stan has been her inspiration and hero in every facet of her life. He was stricken with Encephalitis at the tender age of nine months. He has defied every roadblock placed in his way and has been the driving force in every one of her accomplishments. He is the one who taught her never to give up The Author: Yvonne is currently the author of several novels, including:  Stan’s Story- the true story of her brother’s accomplishments, it has been compared to the style of Capote, and is currently being rewritten with new information for re-release.  Tangled Minds - a riveting story about a young girl’s bad decision and how it taints everyone’s life around her yet still manages to show that hope is always possible. This novel has been compared to the writing of Steinbeck and is currently being written as a screenplay. This novel will be re-released by Kerlak Publishing in 2009  Brilliant Insanity – released by Kerlak Publishing October 2008  Silent Scream – Released by October 2008- Slated to be made into a movie Yvonne’s Philosophy in Life - “Pay it Forward”: “In this life we all have been helped by others to attain our dreams and goals. We cannot pay it back but what we can do is ‘pay it forward’. It is a simple
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One Response to This Couple Was Paid 4,500 a Month to Abuse their Adopted Children they got from Foster Care

  1. Starme77 says:

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