Another horrible day for a family, when a 7 week old child is rushed to the hospital not breathing and dies the following day at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Mario Perez, 36, was charged with second-degree murder and aggravated child abuse for the killing of John Brian Perez. He told police he had thrown the infant on the bed. When the child was autopsied he was found to have broken ribs and severe brain trauma.
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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