12 girls found in Pennsylvania man’s home; one child ‘gifted’ to suspect

Posted at 10:04 PM, Jun 17, 2016

FEASTERVILLE, Pa. — A 51-year-old Pennsylvania man faces multiple charges after authorities found 12 girls inside his home in Bucks County Thursday, according to WPMT.

Police say the girls were found Thursday at 9 a.m. after a complaint was filed with Children Youth Services. The girls ranged in age from 6 months to 18 years old, according to police.

Daniel Stoltzfus, Lee Kaplan, Savilla Stoltzfus.

Lee Kaplan admitted to police that he fathered a 3-year-old and a 6-month-old with a now 18-year-old girl who was allegedly “gifted” to him by her own parents. She was 14 when Kaplan began having sex with her, according to police.

The girl’s parents, Daniel and Savilla Stoltzfus from Quarryvlle, Lancaster County, told police they did “give” their daughter to Kaplan after he researched the legality of it over the internet.

Daniel Stoltzfus admitted he knew that his daughter birthed two children with Kaplan, and said his daughter was gifted to Kaplan in thanks for helping his family out of financial ruin, according to police.

Savilla Stoltzfus also admitted that she knew her daughter was having sexual intercourse with Kaplan and did not remove her from the home, according to police records.

Kaplan is charged with Statutory Sexual Assault, Aggravated Indecent Assault, Corruption of a Minor and Unlawful Endangerment.

Daniel Stoltzfus faces charges of Conspiracy, Statutory Sexual Assault of a Child 11 Years or Older and Endangering the Welfare of Children.

Savilla Stoltzfus is charged with Endangering the Welfare of Children.

All three are being held on $1 million at Bucks County Jail.