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First Member of Incest Family Sex Ring , Exposed Children To Six Way Sex When they Were in Diapers, Found Guilty

December 11, 2014  |  Posted by: Giovanni DePhillips
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A disturbing trial of an incestuous family finished on Wednesday. Jurors heard a week of horrific testimony describing the twisted horrors children of an Alabama family sex ring had to endure.

The jury only took two hours to find the defendant, Wendy Wood Holland, 35, guilty of sodomy, sexual abuse, sexual torture and child endangerment.

The trial gave no new details of missing family member Brittney Wood, whose disappearance led to the investigation, which uncovered the family’s dark secret and led to the arrest of eight of family members.

The trial gave the abuse victims a chance at the justice they deserved after years of sexual torture started when kids were still in diapers and became involved in family six-ways.

A teenager testified to being part of a family sex ring and told jurors Tuesday that she was first molested while still in diapers, the teen said her earliest memories she could remember include having sex with adult relatives, including the defendant, Holland.

Even after the years of sexual abuse, the girl emotionally stated that she still loves Holland “with all my heart.”

The girl’s testimony was key for the prosecution who wrapped up their argument on Tuesday. The teen told jurors how her relatives often had group sex, describing how it would sometimes include Holland’s missing 19-year-old niece Brittney Wood.
‘We would be in a circle and we’d all switch up,’ the girl testified.
Prosecutor Teresa Heinz asked the girl how often did it occur?
The girl responded ‘It happened a bunch,’ she said.

A male relative who entered a guilty plea, also testified that he once had six-way sex with a group of relatives that included the girl and Holland.

The teen, who was in tears at one point had to stand up to see over the judge’s desk to identify Holland as one of the people who abused her.
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Holland could only shamelessly look at the girl for a brief moment.

Defense lawyer Mitzi Johnson-Theodoro cross examined the girl and produced statements the girl gave initially denying Holland molested her, and claiming the youth falsely accused a total of eight people of sexual advances, including the lead police investigator.

The star witness said people might have misunderstood her, and she admitted making up two names of two people and accusing them of sexual abuse because a relative was pressuring her for information.

However, the teen maintained that she was truthful about the allegations regarding Holland and other family members.

‘I wouldn’t lie to anyone about this,’ she said.

Holland, who is the aunt of Brittney Wood, along with eight family members and three family friends were implicated in the child sex ring and charged with multiple felonies in two counties since Wood’s disappearance.

The brother of Brittney, Derek Wood 23, who also pleaded guilty to having sex with the underage children and is awaiting sentencing, testified that he had sex with Holland too many times to count starting around age 13.

Brittney Wood’s mother, Chessie Wood, who also is charged with a sex crime, came to court with her son but wasn’t allowed inside because she is a defendant in a related case.

Holland’s brother-in-law Dustin Kent testified that he participated in a six-way sexual encounter that included Wendy Holland, the alleged teen victim, and his wife Mendy Kent, Wendy Holland’s twin sister.

Kent, who ended up pleading guilty to sex charges and is awaiting sentencing, said he first saw Wendy Holland having sex with the alleged victim in October 2011.
‘It wasn’t like it was her first time. Her and (Holland) had done this before,’ said Kent, 38.

Wendy Holland listened, showing little emotion during the testimony of both Wood and Kent, but the defense claimed that both men are hoping to get favorable sentences in exchange for their testimony.

Kent admitted to repeatedly lying to investigators when he first denied witnessing a threesome involving the twin sisters and the girl.

A family friend was found guilty in October in the first trial.

Brittney Wood was last seen with Holland’s husband, Donnie, in 2012, a total of 11 people have since been arrested on sex-related charges, including Wendy Wood.

Sadly, Police believe Wood is dead and was possibly murdered just days before the case went public.

After she disappeared, Holland was arrested and charged with sexual abuse, sodomy, sexual torture and child endangerment.

During closing arguments, the prosecution labeled both Holland, her late husband and others as monsters who introduced innocent children including their own, to perversions that were almost too depraved to understand, with parents and in-laws using their own young relatives for sex.

“Holland used sex toys and touching to ready the alleged victim for sex with adults at such a young age, when children are usually watching ‘Sesame Street’ and learning to color,” the prosecution witnesses told the jury.

‘You have heard testimony over the last two days that no one wants to believe,’ prosecutor Nicki Patterson said in closing arguments. ‘We want to give family the benefit of the doubt.’

Holland was the second person to stand trial in the case. Family friend Billy Brownlee was convicted in October.
From the Daily Mail

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