TECUMSEH — Authorities say they think a 3-month-old girl died at the hands of her father. Steven Trammell, 33, of Tecumseh, is jailed in Pottawatomie County on complaints of child abuse. District Attorney Richard Smothermon said Friday he plans to file a first-degree murder charge against the man now that his daughter has died. Lydia Trammell died about 1 a.m. Friday at The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center, he said.
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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