POPLAR BLUFF, MO – Police on one Region 8 city arrest two people accused of abusing two small children. According to the Poplar Bluff Police Department, Donnisha Nelson and Sterling Marshall were arrested and charged with 2 counts of endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree. Police say they found a 23-month old boy with burns on several parts of his body, and a 3-year-old with a broken jaw in the care of both Nelson and Marshall.
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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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