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A New Jersey couple who gave their children Nazi-inspired names lost custody following a state appeals court ruling that a history of domestic violence puts the children at risk of abuse and neglect.

Heath and Deborah Campbell have three children – Adolf Hitler Campbell, 4, and his two younger sisters, JoyceLynn Aryan Nation Campbell, 3, and Honszlynn Hinler Jeannie Campbell, 2, – who will remain in the care of the Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS).

Court documents claim that Adolph frequently threatens to kill people and the mother once slipped a note to a neighbor saying she was terrified he would kill her or harm the children and that he taught his son “how to kill someone at the age of 3.”

When asked about the letter during a hearing, Deborah Campbell admitted she wrote it but testified it was all a lie. She described her husband as “a perfect guy.”

The 49-page court ruling shed light on the bleak life inside the Campbell home, where windows were nailed shut and “unusual decorative features” included skulls and knives. DYFS first became involved in the case in December 2008 after receiving complaints that the children were being strapped into their booster seats for unusually long periods of time amid ongoing domestic violence.

Heath, 37, and Deborah, 27, are both unemployed and disabled. Heath cannot read, has been married twice before and has an alleged history of domestic abuse.

When her children were taken into custody, Deborah Campbell “angrily asked whether she was being forced to choose between her children and her husband, and then said, ‘Take them,'” according to court documents.

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