Perquimans County, N.C. (WTKR-TV) – Six brothers and their parents have been charged after a girl says she was sexually abused since the age of four until she was 14-years-old.
She is now 16.
Police say the Jackson brothers’ parents were charged in this case because they witnessed the abuse.
The brothers, who range in age from 18 to 27, were all homeschooled with the girl according to the Perquiman’s County sheriff. The family lived in a home on Chapanoke Road in Perquimans County.
Deputies tell NewsChannel 3 they’ve been investigating this case for over a year now.
They say one of the brothers came forward in 2012 after he confided in someone. Deputies then spoke with the girl and they say the parents would not allow her to talk. The family then moved to the Colorado Springs area of Colorado.
While in Colorado, the girl spoke with Child Protective Services about the alleged abuse.
The sheriff’s department went to Colorado to speak with her. This lasted about eight hours they say.
All six of the brothers are now being held on $150, 000 bond. They are awaiting an arraignment that has not been scheduled yet.
The parents have been released on $15,000 bond.
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