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Ont .,: Citizenship Papers and American Woman

ont .,: They allege the family isolated her, monitored her calls and took her citizenship papers and jewelry away from her, according to Vancouver Courier. Police say starting in April, the family members became increasingly violent towards the woman, allegedly hitting her and threatening to kill her. Police say the American woman came to Canada last year, married a man from Kingston, Ont., and moved into his home, where he lived with his mother, father and brother.article continues below Trending Stories Smell you later Vancouver corpse flower will open up very soonUBC biologist killed during research trip was a leading authority in his field Have your say Do you want a direct train line to UBC Video of overcrowded pigs by animal rights group prompts investigation Kingston police say that over the course of 11 months, the woman was told she couldn't leave the home unless accompanied by a member of her family. Investigators say the woman escaped earlier this month after she was allegedly burned with a hot pair of tongs and reported the incident to police. They face charges including forcible confinement, assault and harassment. They say the woman's 29-year-old husband, her 52-year-old mother-in-law and 27-year-old brother-in-law were all charged. ( As reported in the news.