PHOENIX -“You are grown. That little innocent child can’t do nothing. You, yourself maybe can do something. But at the time, you think it’s a little kid. For what?” said a neighbor. Crime tape went up at a Central Phoenix apartment complex near 16th Avenue and Missouri as police started investigating the beating death of a little girl early Saturday morning. But the story starts at the pay phone down the street. That is where police say 18 year old Martwain Mackey took the three year old little girl at 2 am.
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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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