A BROTHER and sister at the centre of the “world’s most inbred family” had five children together, reports claim.
The 38-member Colt clan lived in squalor in a sickening story of incest, neglect, and paedophilia that shocked the world when it was first revealed.
Since then, the children have all been given court-appointed pseudonyms to conceal their identities.
Genetic tests revealed at least 11 kids found at the farm -who were forced to sleep in squalid tents without running water or electricity – were born to parents who were related.
The children, aged between five and 12, could not speak properly and had deformities associated with inbreeding when discovered.
Siblings Martha and Charlie Colt were among eight relatives arrested when they were found living on a filthy plot which “smelt of urine and faeces”.
The pair shared a “marital bed” and were living in the town of Griffith at the time when they were arrested in 2018, a court heard.
Cops said at least four of Martha’s five kids, aged between 14 and 22, were born as a result of intercourse with a direct parent or more likely her sibling, Charlie.
Martha was slapped with a two-year prison sentence after concealing the paternity of her kids, who were all proven to be the product of sexual relations with a biological relative by DNA tests.
She gave birth to three sons and three daughters, one of whom died, between 1988 and 2006.
Martha claimed the kids were the product of five casual encounters, a tale a judge called “demonstrably untrue”.
The court heard how police intercepts of conversations between Martha and brother Charlie were brimming with “giggling and a degree of sexualised banter.”
Charlie – who originally faced 27 charges – was found not guilty on two charges and acquitted, with the balance being withdrawn.
The horrific family history intertwined with incest only began to emerge nearly nine years ago after authorities discovered nearly 40 relatives living in inhumane conditions in an outback bush camp.
They lived amongst an uninsulated shed, old caravans and tents on a New South Wales bush block that was found in 2012.
The Colt children were sleeping in tents without running water, toilets, or electricity, had shuffling gait, and could not speak intelligible English.
They spread to remote parts of Australia after the NSW farm was raided.
Another member of the family – Frank Colt – was found guilty in 2020 of sexually assaulting a teen relative during a visit to the family farm near Yass in 2010.
The offence occurred two years before shocked police discovered the clan living in an isolated camp.
The disgusting details of the family – who moved between rural Victoria, Western Australia South Australia and the Northern Territory – were revealed after a gagging order on their gruesome family history ceased.
Their twisted family tree shows there were four known generations who were living together, including four kids who were the great-grandchildren and grandchildren of Tim Colt, who died in 2009.
Three of the late Tim’s daughters have been dragged through court trials, assaulted in prison, and ostracised in communities due to their inbred children – the products of rape and sexual relations with their own father and siblings.
In one Colt trial, Tim Colt’s son Roderick was found guilty of raping his niece, who was also his half-sister.
The victim, Petra, was the biological child of Tim and Betty and was also attacked by her uncle Frank in the back seat of his car during a visit to the family farm in February 2010, for which he was convicted.
She told police back in 2013 that she had never gone to school, lived “in a cult” and that “all my aunts, uncles and cousins have all been sleeping together”.
Tim Colt’s other two daughters were also convicted of perjury for attempting to hide the identity of their children’s fathers.
Betty was convicted of four counts of perjury, one of lying under oath and one of perverting the course of justice, and was jailed for 14 months.
Rhonda also received a 14-month intensive corrections order for perjury.
DNA testing would reveal all four women had children whose fathers were the mothers’ own father or brother, or a half brother, uncle, nephew or grandfather.
Of the original 80 charges originally levelled against eight Colts – including incest, child sexual abuse, indecency against a child and perjury – many were dropped.
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