Was Kai a sufferer of assault and abuse?
Falling by the cracks on the time have been feedback Kai made—on digital camera—to Reisbeck and others about violent encounters, in addition to disturbing Fb posts (seen within the documentary) that appeared to point his private information of kid abuse.
“This one time I used to be in an orchard and this f–king man began beating on a girl,” Kai recalled within the unique Fresno interview, and his response was to begin “smashing him within the head.”
He additionally stated on the time that he did not have any household, that “so far as anybody I grew up with is worried, I am already lifeless.”
Speaking to Reisbeck in Stockton, Kai alleged that he’d been attacked and raped by a person when he was 17. And, Kai stated, when he was a child he was locked in a cage for 4 years.
Within the documentary, his mom, Shirley, says there was a “quick interval” when she took measures to cease Caleb (her son’s precise title) from getting up too early so he would not “get into stuff that might hurt him” when he was very younger. She does not specify what she did, however says she “by no means locked him in a room.”
Shirley (who didn’t need her final title used within the doc or in media studies concerning her son) spoke from Canada, the place Kai was born—versus West Virginia, the place Kai as soon as informed Reisbeck he was from.