Sioux Falls Man Admits to Child Abuse
A 24-year-old Sioux Falls man accused of putting his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son in the hospital with
life-threatening injuries in March has pleaded guilty to child abuse. Thomas Ohrtman could face up to 20 years in prison because he has a criminal history. Doctors say the boy suffered skull fractures, internal injuries and bruises in the beating.
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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