Why was she institutionalized?
Kristine Barnett claims she had reason to believe Natalia was trying to harm her family. According to her, Natalia told her she had plans of poisoning them, killing them in their sleep, and pushing Kristine in front of an electric fence.
That’s why in 2012, two years after the adoption, they hospitalized Natalia in a psychiatric institution. When she was released about a year later, the couple rented and furnished an apartment for her in Indiana.