Until last year, Savannah had lived with adoptive parents in Minnesota, according to the Star Tribune.
In their short time living together, Ruud also admitted to spanking Savannah’s bare bottom, forcing her daughter to roll around in a hog pen and to wade into a muddy pond and dunk her head underwater as forms of punishment.
Savannah’s phone was smashed, and her Facebook use was limited “as a form of control and punishment,” Ruud said, according to court documents.
Reed said additional arrests are possible in the case.
He was also that rarity north of the Border, a popular Conservative MP and Secretary of State.
Savannah had Asperger’s syndrome, attention-deficit disorder and depression, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune.