A day care owner accused of child abuse and involuntary manslaughter after a 16-month-old boy died from heat exposure last March pleaded guilty and will serve up to 20 months in prison.
Judy Alvis Harper, 60, entered the guilty plea with no plea arrangement Tuesday in Alamance County Superior Court. Judge Paul Gessner ordered her to a jail sentence of 16 to 20 months and two years of supervised probation.
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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