A mid-Michigan man accused of strangling, biting and repeatedly punching his former girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter has pleaded guilty in federal court. The Morning Sun in Mount Pleasant says 28-year-old David Andrew Delacruz-Slavik of Isabella County pleaded guilty to attempted murder and assault resulting in serious bodily injury against a child during a courtroom appearance in Bay City. Authorities say Delacruz-Slavik assaulted the girl on Oct. 30, 2009, while on the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Reservation in Isabella County. The incident happened less than two months after Delacruz-Slavik was sentenced for second-degree child abuse in Bay County for fracturing the girl’s skull.
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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