A depraved Indiana couple accused of sexually molesting their kids allegedly, told the children incest was the “best way to build a family bond,” officials said.
Keylin Johnson, 53, and his wife, Sheila Johnson, 44, of Montgomery County were arrested on more than a dozen charges after a Feb. 25 police report alleged they had sexually abused their three children since 2012, WISH reported.
Sheila Johnson [right] admitted to child abuse and incest and told police she attempted to have sex with a dog
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said it began investigating the Crawfordsville parents after their two oldest kids confided in a woman about possible sexual abuse.
Investigators met with the oldest child who claimed the dad said “incest was a normal way of life” and “the best way to build a family bond was to have sex with your parents, particularly your mother,” according to court records.
“[The dad] also advised it was safer to have sex with people in your own family, rather than strangers,” according to the arresting documents.
The youngest daughter reportedly told authorities that she was forced to watch porn and “both of her parents would do gross things in the home,” and she was shown sexual videos and pornography and that her aunt would bring adult things to a residence in Mooresville and she saw the adults do sexual things.
She was removed from the pair’s custody amid the investigation. at the family’s home in Montgomery County the next day. Investigators also seized cellphones and computers from the home.
The oldest child “also indicated that his mother was involved in sexual relations with the family dog.”
During interviews with police, Sheila Johnson, admitted to multiple acts of child abuse and incest with two of her children and an attempt at bestiality with a dog. She told police her husband “would always want to role play and suggested mother-son sex scenarios,” news station WICB reports.
Sheila Johnson faces 17 charges, including multiple counts of child molestation and incest.
Her husband, Keylin Johnson, reportedly admitted to authorities that he was “guilty of internet porn and other stuff.” He said he had downloaded and saved a nude image of one of his children, from the child’s cell phone.
Keylin was arrested on 18 charges, including child molestation, incest and possession of child pornography.
The couple remained in custody Tuesday at Montgomery County Jail on $50,000 bond each.