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Where is Survivor Carol Christie Now? Update

Investigation Discovery’s ‘Who The (Bleep) Did I Marry: Unholy Matrimony’ follows the story of survivor and whistleblower, Carol Christie, who revealed the tales of bodily abuse meted out by a sect in Chatsworth, Ontario, given that early 70s. Her information and consequent interviews with the media led to the arrest and sentencing of the leaders of the sect in 2016. So who’s Carol Christie and what’s her story? Let’s uncover out.

Who is Carol Christie?

Carol Christie was born in Owen Sound in Ontario, California. She was solely 15 years earlier when she claimed that her mother compelled her to marry Stanley M. King, the founding father of the fundamentalist sect the Church of Jesus Christ Restored. She claimed that Stanley practiced polygamy, and he or she was one amongst his six wives with whom he sired children. Upon turning 18, she gave supply to 2 of his children, born in 1977 and 1979.

Carol Christie

According to info opinions, Stanley left the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in 1972 over “doctrinal issues to form the more conservative Church of Jesus Christ Restored.” He died in 1986, and allegedly all six wives of his father, along with the reigns of the church, had been handed over to his youngest son, Frederick “Fred” Madison King, from his solely approved partner,

Carol was the whistleblower of the whole sect and the abuses perpetrated there by Stanley and his sons on members when she filed a lawsuit in 2010. She alleged that Fred made her wash the decomposed physique of his late father for various days after his dying and used to beat her, pull her hair, spit and pour water on her, identify her racist and derogatory names, and insult her indigenous roots.

Carol’s family

He carried on various conditions of bodily abuse and psychological trauma in the direction of most of his parishioners throughout the establish of disciplining them. Carol would lastly flee the church on March 23, 2008, after being steadily abused in entrance of various members for allegedly speaking rudely to a 12-year-old. As per courtroom testimony, “He (Fred) came over to her chair, pulled her hair back, and spat in her face. He pressed his finger repeatedly into her upper chest area and flicked the ridge of her nose with his fingers. He slapped her on the head repeatedly.”

Where is Carol Christie Today?

According to the current, Carol met his present husband, John Christie, after fleeing from the church and was drawn to his kind and benevolent spirit. He helped her cope with the two-decade of abuse she had suffered by the fingers of the Kings, and he or she lastly filed a lawsuit in the direction of the church in 2010. It was settled out of courtroom, which prompted one different 5 escapees to file one different lawsuit. The precise payouts of the lawsuits haven’t been disclosed due to a confidentiality clause throughout the settlements.

The sect and the abuse perpetuated by its so-called Prophets obtained nationwide consideration when a popular neighborhood televised Christie’s story on November 17, 2012. The Ontario Provincial Police launched an investigation into the church and King siblings on November 20. Christie and her husband, John, co-wrote a information describing the ordeals confronted by her and completely different members in 2013, alleging the Kings of polygamy though it was in no way proved in courtroom. 

Fred and his elder brother, Judson William King, had been arrested in April 2014. Judson was charged with assault with a weapon, uttering dying threats, and 4 counts of assault. Fred was charged with sexual exploitation, sexual interference, three counts of sexual assault, three counts of assault inflicting bodily harm, 5 counts of uttering dying threats, two counts of assault with a weapon, and ten counts of assault.

Frederick “Fred” Madison King

Fred pleaded accountable to 9 assault costs which occurred between Dec. 12, 1988, and Aug. 10, 2008, involving 4 church members, in May 2016, after the entire remaining costs in the direction of him had been dropped. As of now, Carol is in her 70s and continues to utilize the proceeds of her books to help completely different members and victims of the church. Her husband claimed that she had spent spherical a third and a half of the payout serving to others who escaped the church.

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