A Fresno man was taken into custody in connection with the death of his own 2-month-old daughter, it was announced Thursday. Jorge Hernandez, 20, was arrested for felony child abuse resulting in death. The investigation began Nov. 5 when staff at Madera’s Children’s Hospital called authorities about a possible child abuse case. The injuries to the 2-month-old girl was so severe, she had to be put on life support. She was taken off life support Wednesday night. Hours later, Hernandez was booked into jail.
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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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