North Texas Couple Found Guilty Of Forced Labor For Keeping Young Girl As ‘Slave’

SOUTHLAKE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) -The Southlake couple accused of keeping a young girl as a “slave” was found guilty Thursday evening of forced labor, conspiracy to harbor an alien for financial gain and harboring an alien for financial gain.

Mohamed Toure and Denise Cros-Toure could spend decades in prison.

southlake couple North Texas Couple Found Guilty Of Forced Labor For Keeping Young Girl As Slave

Mohamed Toure, 57 and Denise Cros-Toure, 57 (photo credit: Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office)

The couple were immediately taken into custody following the guilty verdict.

Their children were visibly shaken as verdict was read and they left the room.

Defense attorneys said they would appeal the verdict.

Throughout the years, until she escaped in August 2016, the defendants forced the victim to labor in their home for long hours without pay. The couple required her to cook, clean, do the laundry, perform yard work, and paint, as well as care for their five children….

Original published: 2019-01-10 19:21:41 Read the full Dallas News here


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