”The Department of Human Services was called many times”, said Diane Haylock on Friday from her home in Maquoketa. ”It shouldn’t have happened. DHS was involved many times, why didn’t someone get him out of there?”
Collin Holdgrafer died Saturday at the apartment of his adoptive parents in Andrew, Iowa. Now, they’re charged in connection with his death. Danielle Holdgrafer is charged with first degree murder, accused of intentionally holding the four year old’s head underwater in the bathtub.
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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