16 Years a Slave: African woman tells federal jury of forced, unpaid labor for wealthy Dallas couple

Mohamed Tourne, Denise Cros-Toure mugshots

A young African woman is finally getting to tell her story after a wealthy Dallas couple was arrested on suspicion of keeping her as a slave for 16 years.

According to the Star-Telegram, Tuesday, on the third day of the trial for Mohamed Toure and his wife, Denise Cros-Toure, the woman – identified only as Jenna -explained to a jury of eight women and four men that she was called a “dog,” “slave,” “worthless” and an “idiot.”

Jenna was a child when she arrived to the U.S. and was only able to flee the Toure home in 2016 with the help of a former neighbor.

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After her escape, the Toures, both 57-years-old, were arrested last April…

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