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Vile Grandmother Convicted in the Rape and Torture of Her Grandchildren Sentenced To Life

March 13, 2015  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Vile Grandmother Convicted in the Rape and Torture of Her Grandchildren Sentenced To Life

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A convicted Ohio grandmother, accused of torturing her grandchildren, was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday.

Judge William T. Marshall sentenced Edwina Louis, 53, to four consecutive life terms without the possibility of parole after being found guilty by a jury.

Marshall said at the sentencing, “in the 19 years of experience on the bench I’ve never encountered a person as evil as the individual on trial today.”

The jury took less than six hours to deliberate before finding her guilty.
Louis was found guilty of four counts of rape, one count of child endangerment and kidnapping.

‘She didn’t shed a tear or show an ounce of remorse, now she will never get out of prison, that’s the right thing.,’ Scioto County Chief Assistant Prosecutor Pat Apel said.

During the trial, which lasted just one week, the jury included horrific stories of rape, torture and abuse of four children, three girls and one boy.

The prosecutors detailed how the children were chained to their bedposts for weeks at a time. The victims were only untied to attend online classes and to use the bathroom.

The suspect along with co-defendant and the victims mother Bobbi Sue Peck, and her boyfriend Juan Carlos Sanchez, barley fed the victims and would whip them as punishment for stealing food.

The suspects padlocked the fridge and kept the keys secured around their necks.

The three deviants forced the two girls, ages 8, and 9, to stand against the wall with their arms outstretched for hours and were beaten if they let their hands down.

The prosecution presented disturbing images showing the scarred bodies of the malnourished children, for the jury to view.

Police became aware of their despicable acts after the nine-year-old girl sent an online teacher a plea for help through email, saying she and her siblings were being tied up and tortured.

The teacher contacted police and child protective services. As the police arrived, the suspects quickly unchained the children and hid all the evidence from view of the authorities.

Although, at first the children were apprehensive to confirm the abuse, they were removed from the home by court order one week later.
Police arrested Edwin Louis, Pack and Sanchez, a few days later.
Pack and Sanchez plead guilty last week. The judge sentenced Pack to 10 years to life and Vasquez received a sentence of 25 years to life.

Police suspected the children were abused for years. However, didn’t follow up with visits to the home.

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