Agencies and professionals involved with a baby who was killed by his mother’s boyfriend ‘failed to recognize the potential for harm,’ a report has found.
Darren Newton from Earby, Lancashire, was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of 15 month old Charlie Hunt, who died from head injuries after a prolonged period of abuse. Newton recorded his attacks in a series of videos taken while Charlie’s mother was at work. In one he is seen slapping the child on the head 13 times as Charlie screams and cries in agony.
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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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