BIG BREAKING NEWS – GIRLS ABUSED: Christian reform school for girls charged with abusing girls for years [#CircleOfHopeGirlsRanch] 03/10
The owners of a former Christian reform school for girls in southwest Missouri are charged with more than 100 counts alleging they sexually, emotionally and physically abused girls for years.
16 former residents of the Circle of Hope Girls Ranch in Cedar County say Boyd and Stephanie Householder frequently restrained them with handcuffs, whipped them with belts, taped their mouths shut and struck or punched them for minor offenses such as drinking from a spring or singing.
Boyd Householder, 71, is charged in 22 counts with having sexual contact, including sexual intercourse, with one girl who was younger than 17 at the time.
Owners of Christian reform school in Missouri charged with more than 100 counts of abusing girls: