David and Louise Turpin must face trial in horrific case of child abuse as relative pleads for 'justice'

David and Louise Turpin must face trial in horrific case of child abuse as relative pleads for 'justice'

The 11-year-old daughter was so abused when authorities rescued her on Jan. 14, she suffered from severe cachexia, a muscle wasting syndrome, and had been diagnosed with “psychosocial dwarfism,” a growth disorder caused by extreme emotional deprivation, an investigator with the Riverside County District Attorney testified.