Where is Stanley King’s Son Fred King Now?

Where is Stanley King’s Son Fred King Now?

Investigation Discovery’s ‘Who The (Bleep) Did I Marry: Unholy Matrimony’ chronicles the abuse perpetuated over a few years in a fundamentalist sect primarily based in Chatsworth, Ontario, as a result of the early 70s. The sect was run by Stanley King and later his youthful son, Fred King, who pled accountable to a variety of counts of abuse in 2016. So who’s Fred King, and what crimes has he devoted? Let’s uncover out.

Who is Fred King?

The Church of Jesus Christ Restored is a small sect throughout the Latter Day Saint movement primarily based in Chatsworth, Ontario. According to info tales, Stanley M. King 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.” The congregation corporations had been initially held throughout the homes of the members after which at a farmhouse near Sauble Beach.

Stanley M. King

Stanley had happy a variety of of his parishioners to affix his sect and, like many fundamentalist groups, observe polygamy. He allegedly took on as many as six wives and fathered youngsters with them. In 1982, Stanley purchased a bankrupt ski resort near the Chatsworth village, merely southeast of Owen Sound, and moved the church there. When he died in 1986, his youngest son from his solely approved partner, Frederick “Fred” Madison King, took over the church and allegedly his father’s six wives, though no polygamy bills had been filed in direction of him.

Whistleblower Carol Christie alleged that Fred saved his father’s lifeless physique for days and made her wash the decomposing physique every day. He tried to resuscitate him and blamed the parishioners for his father’s demise. Carol, and totally different witnesses, recollected how Fred would preach for 12 hours straight, usually bodily abusing members throughout the establish of disciplining them. 

Carol and Stanley

As per courtroom docket testimony, “At various times during the services, members would be singled out by Mr. King for corrections and chastisements,” along with yelling, name-calling, and hair-pulling, and so they’d be instructed to “sit in front of the congregation with one’s pants around one’s ankles.” Christie reminisced how Fred allegedly would beat her, pull her hair, spit and pour water on her, identify her racist and derogatory names, and insult her indigenous roots. Fred would admit to all of these abuses of his church congregational members later in courtroom docket.

According to the agreed assertion of information in courtroom docket, Fred was accused of fairly just a few conditions of abuse, akin to punching a member’s arm as exhausting as he would possibly because of he didn’t like one of the best ways he was being spoken to. He slapped members and repeatedly kicked and punched a teenage boy for allegedly drawing cartoons of 1 different girl. In one different event of assault, he compelled a male member to strip in entrance of his mother and others and made him stand outdoor throughout the twilight as he made gratifying of him and yelled at him.

Carol lastly fled the church on March 23, 2008, after being regularly abused in entrance of various members for allegedly speaking rudely to a 12-year-old. She met her present husband, John Christie, and he was a type soul who helped her take care of 20 years of bodily abuse. In 2010, she filed a lawsuit in direction of the church that was settled out of courtroom docket though the payout amount stays undisclosed ensuing from a confidentiality clause throughout the settlement. Five totally different escapees of the church filed one different lawsuit, which was moreover concluded with out-of-court compensations. 

Where is Fred King Today?

On November 17, 2012, a popular group televised Christie’s story, and the case lastly caught nationwide consideration. On November 20, Ontario Provincial Police launched an investigation into the church and Fred. Christie moreover revealed a e-book in 2013, alongside collectively along with her husband, highlighting her ordeal and alleging polygamy in direction of Fred and his late father. 

Carol Christie

Fred’s elder brother, Judson William King, was arrested in Oakville, Ontario, throughout the first week of April 2014 on bills of assault with a weapon, uttering demise threats, and 4 counts of assault. Fred was arrested each week later and charged with sexual exploitation, sexual interference, three counts of sexual assault, three counts of assault inflicting bodily damage, 5 counts of uttering demise threats, two counts of assault with a weapon, and ten counts of assault.

In May 2016, Fred pleaded accountable to 9 assault bills which took place between Dec. 12, 1988, and Aug. 10, 2008, involving 4 church members after the entire remaining bills in direction of him had been dropped. John Christie said, “We never thought we’d get a confession from him. We were taken back.” On September 14, 2016, Fred was sentenced to 18 months in jail plus two years of probation. As of now, he’s discharged from probation surveillance and continues to run the church and its associated press.