Bodycam footage shows House of Horrors with kids chained up as parents arrested

Never-before-seen bodycam footage has been released from inside the infamous Turpin House of Horrors where children were abused, chained up and forced to live in squalor.

The shocking conditions revealed by the footage included piles of rubbish, excrement and mouldy food.

Police who attended the horrific scene in January 2018 found the dirty, pale children who were covered in bruises and caked in dirt.

Jordan Turpin was 17 when she managed to escape from the California home and call the cops.

During an interview with ABC, Jordan spoke in detail about the heroic moment she escaped.

The newly-released bodycam footage shows the moment police arrived on the scene to find Jordan standing next to the road.

Deputy Anthony Colace is heard greeting Jordan as he steps out of his patrol car, saying: "Hi, Jordan. What's going on?"

She replied: “I just ran away from home and I live in a family of 15. My two little sisters right now are chained up… they stole mother’s food."

She added: “We live in filth, and sometimes I wake up and I can’t breathe because of how dirty the house is. We never take baths."

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The police then knock on the door for about two minutes before David and Louise Turpin answered.

Louise can be heard saying they were in bed as cops informed her they were there for a welfare check after her daughter called them.

The officer can be heard saying to the girls: "Hi sweetheart. Hi girls. Can I see your wrists? We’re here to help you.”

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Louise can then be heard asking: “Is that what this is about?” and the officer replies, “Well, that’s part of it, definitely”.

The footage also shows the moment the police arrested the parents and asked them where to find the key to the chains.

Jordan told ABC's Diane Sawyer: "I had no idea what direction to go. I was so scared. I was trying to dial 911, but I couldn't even get my thumb to press the buttons because I was shaking so bad."

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Previous footage released by ABC showed Jordan shaking with fear as she reported the abuse to the police.

That call saved Jordan and her 12 siblings from their cruel parents, who confined them in shackles and handing out regular beatings to the kids.

When cops found terrified Jordan wandering along her road, she was severely malnourished and bruised.

Jordan, now 21, and her older sister Jennifer, 33, spoke in detail with Diane about the abuse they suffered.

Their evil parents pleaded guilty to 14 charges of torture and other abuse including beating, shackling and starving their kids. They were sent to prison for between 25 years and life in 2019.

Jordan told ABC that her parents would pull out their children's hair and throw them across the room.

Jennifer also spoke out about their ordeal and said the "only word" she could use to call their circumstances is "hell".

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