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Monster convicted of raping niece who was additionally his SISTER lifting lid on Australia’s 40-strong Colt ‘incest’ household

Monster convicted of raping niece who was also his SISTER lifting lid on Australia’s 40-strong Colt ‘incest’ family


A MONSTER convicted of raping his niece who was additionally his half-sister has lifted the lid on Australia’s 40-strong Colt ‘incest’ household.

Frank Colt, 51, was arrested together with eight different members of his household after authorities found almost 40 family dwelling in squalid circumstances in an outback bush camp.

Forty members of the identical household have been discovered dwelling on the property
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Charlie Colt, Martha’s brother, was arrested with her at Griffith where they were living together in April this
A Colt member of the family was arrested in April 2018
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The kids have been discovered dwelling in filthy, squalid circumstances
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Colt was right now discovered responsible of the incestuous rape of his 17-year-old relative, two years after his arrest in April of 2018.

The 51-year-old attacked {the teenager} within the again seat of his automobile throughout a go to to the household farm in February 2010, the NSW District Court docket heard.

His sufferer – identified by her pseudonym ‘Petra’ – was highly effective, credible and “merely and matter-of-factly put”, Choose Gina O’Rourke mentioned.

The Choose added: “She didn’t attempt to gild the lily and attribute different acts to the accused”.

BLOOD LINES

The trial heard she had instructed police again in 2013 that she had by no means gone to highschool, lived “in a cult” and that “all my aunts, uncles and cousins have all been sleeping collectively”.

Colt remained silent all through the investigation and trial as his barrister argued the rape had by no means occurred.

However because the decide’s verdict grew to become clear, he started to tear up.

Colt, who has the identical father as his sufferer, was remanded in custody forward of his sentencing.

His sufferer is the daughter of Frank Colt’s father Tim and sister Betty.

The 2-day trial heard Colt didn’t stay on the farm however had visited someday in February 2010.

His brother Charlie and nephew Cliff are on account of face trial on different sexual assault allegations this week.

Tim Colt, the household patriarch, additionally fathered 12 different youngsters to Betty and 5 youngsters to his eldest daughter Rhonda because the household moved between rural Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Northern Territory.

Tim Colt’s youngest daughter had a number of youngsters to her brother Charlie, the trial heard.

OUTBACK SQUALOR

Police found about 40 family members dwelling in distant property described as an uninsulated shed, outdated caravans and tents on a NSW bush block in 2012.

The kids have been discovered sleeping in tents with out working water, bathrooms or electrical energy and couldn’t communicate intelligible English.

In a press release through the trial, inspector Stephen Radford described smelling urine and faeces in dwelling areas and mentioned there have been no bathrooms or showers on the “commune-style dwelling association”.

A dozen youngsters discovered on the property have been positioned into state care in 2013 by a youngsters’s court docket, which heard genetic proof confirmed all however one of many youngsters have been the product of incest.

The household had managed to evade elevating alarm bells with social companies by transferring from state to state, till locals observed a number of the youngsters didn’t attend faculty.

Betty Colt, 51, her sisters Rhonda and Martha, brother Charlie, Rhonda’s son Cliff and Betty’s sons Derek and Roderick and daughter Raylene have been detained after police swarmed their camp in Boorowa, New South Wales, final yr.

Charlie Colt, 46, is accused of greater than a dozens offences together with six counts of sexual activity with a baby beneath ten.

Martha Colt, 39, has been charged with perjury.

Derek Colt, 30, faces two expenses of incest with an individual beneath the age of 16 whereas Raylene Colt, 35, and 51-year-old Betty face perjury expenses.


The Colt household originated in New Zealand with Tim and June marrying within the mid-1960s earlier than emigrating to Australia. Betty is believed to be their baby.

The clan unfold to distant elements of Australia after the NSW farm was raided in 2012.

The Colt incest family tree, showing Martha’s five surviving children are a result of inbreeding
The Colt incest household tree, exhibiting Martha’s 5 surviving youngsters are a results of inbreeding
Martha Colt - with her three sons, Albert, Jed and Karl and holding baby daughter Nadia - was charged with perjury
Martha Colt – along with her three sons, Albert, Jed and Karl and holding child daughter Nadia – was charged with perjury
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Martha Colt is believed to have had four kids with her brother Charlie
Martha Colt is believed to have had 4 youngsters along with her brother Charlie
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Pictured is a baby driving a quad bike on the Australian household’s farm of horrors
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Pictured is a farm shed on the property
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A dozen youngsters have been discovered on the property
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The members of the family have been all given pseudonyms by a court docket
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A tractor sits outdoors a shed on the property, which was raided in 2012
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The sprawling, distant dwelling was discovered to be filthy
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Pictured is a play space on the now bought website the place they lived
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Youngsters have been discovered dwelling in tents
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