A Peoria woman who was arrested for child abuse in 2014 has now switched her plea, the Maricopa County Superior Court said on Wednesday.
Kimery Jorg pleaded guilty to two counts of child abuse.
She and her husband Johann Jorg forced their two adopted girls to sleep in a tent in the backyard naked or dressed only in a diaper, police said. The girls' punishments also included hour-long running sessions in the heat and memorizing Bible verses.
The two girls, ages 11 and 13 at the time, were found severely malnourished and thin on May 30, 2014, police said. The 13-year-old was hospitalized and in a condition likened to a "concentration camp survivor," according to court documents.
Johann was sentenced to 14 years in prison for child abuse back in 2015.
Kimery is scheduled to be sentenced on Oct. 12.
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