LAS CRUCES – A baby whose mother allegedly shook him so hard he went into a coma just days before his first birthday will likely be severely mentally handicapped for the rest of his life, according to the 3rd Judicial District Attorney’s office.
Erica Sigala was indicted Thursday by a Do a Ana County grand jury, who formally charged her with intentional child abuse resulting in great bodily harm, a first-degree felony.
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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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