A Yukon man and woman are accused of beating, choking, whipping and burning their adopted children and feeding them pet food, court records show. John Edward Kluth, 50, and Sonja Kay Kluth, 57, were charged Tuesday in Canadian County District Court with three counts each of child abuse and three counts each of child neglect. They were booked into the Canadian County jail and released on bail, a jail spokesman said. It is not clear if they have retained or been assigned an attorney.
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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