IUKA, Miss. _ Iuka police have charged two people with felony child abuse and child neglect charges. Police Chief Randy Stringer tells WTVA.com Jennifer Hale Belue, 30, and Johnny Lee Massengill, 27, were officially charged Wednesday and are currently in the Tishomingo County Jail. He says police were called to a home at 1330 W. Ash St. in the city to check on the welfare of a three year old boy.
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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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