Fresno police have arrested a 20-year-old man and charged him with murdering a toddler Sunday in a horrific case of child abuse. The man, Xavier Christopher Hawkins, was the live-in boyfriend of the boy’s mother, police said. Hawkins also goes by the last name Weeks. He was arrested Thursday and booked in Fresno County Jail on charges of murder, child abuse causing great bodily harm and penetration with a foreign object.
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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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