DELAVAN — A Delavan man accused of causing bruises to his 4-month-old baby’s face could go to prison for six years on a felony charge of physical abuse of a child.
Jeremiah J. Stillwell, 22, of 511 Autumn Drive, No. 202, is scheduled to next appear in Walworth County Court on May 10. The court has entered a not guilty plea for Stillwell.
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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