South Africa 3.6.2016 06:21 pm

Photos from Springs ‘house of horrors’

Photos from what could be the set of a horror movie were shown in court today. Sensitive viewers may find them disturbing although there is no graphic content.

Filthy with no food, rats and mice running around, a briefcase full of sex toys, piles of pornographic DVDs and skimpy female clothing strewn everywhere. This was the state in which police found the so-called Springs “house of horrors” in which a couple allegedly severely abused and starved their five children for years.

These photos from the house were shown in court today. Read the full story of what unfolded here.

At least 37 cameras were strung up in the trees outside as what is believed to be part of the house's surveillance system.

At least 37 cameras were strung up in the trees outside as what is believed to be part of the house’s surveillance system.

dirty half-empty swimming pool

The house’s dirty, half-empty swimming pool.

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The children’s room full of broken fittings and furniture.

main bedroom

The main bedroom.

piles of bedding and rubbish outside

Piles of bedding and rubbish outside.

rubbisg-strewn pantry

The house’s rubbish-strewn pantry.

 

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