Oklahoma City police arrested a woman accused of forcing a 5-year-old girl in her home to live in a closet among her own urine and feces. The girl, who weighs only 19 pounds, was taken to a hospital. Asusena Marie Gonzales, 31, was arrested Monday on a complaint of child neglect and seven city warrants, including disorderly conduct. She was booked in the Oklahoma County jail but has been released on $20,000 bond.
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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