Family whose SUV plunged off cliff had troubling past riddled with abuse allegations – USA Today

The Watch Dog response: Damn shame the aunt had no criminal record, had good job, raised a child of her own but they would not allow her to get the children. But these white adoptees had a record. It is sad we have come a long ways but we got a damn long ways to go. It goes to show you that White Privilege is a live and well.

Authorities in Oregon, Washington and Minnesota all received reports of child welfare concerns involving Jennifer and Sarah Hart, who died alongside at least three of their children when their SUV plunged 100 feet over a California cliff on March 26.

The crash killed the married couple, and at least three of their six adopted children — Markis, 19, Jeremiah, 14, and Abigail, 14. The other three children are missing, and Mendocino County Sheriff Tom Allman said it’s likely that they, too, were in the SUV and their bodies may have washed out to sea.

Authorities believe the crash was intentional.

While friends of the couple said they were a caring family, records show several allegations of abuse or neglect.

Here’s a timeline of the allegations: (Read more)