Ten-week-old Lyon D. Campos died from multiple blunt force injuries in October and the cause of death was homicide, the Boulder County Coroner’s Office said today in closing its investigation into the Lafayette child’s death. The boy’s father, 21-year-old Joaquin Campos, is facing charges of child abuse resulting in the death, harassment and domestic violence. He is free on $500,000 bond and is scheduled for arraignment on March 18.
By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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