A Salt Lake City mother was charged with child abuse homicide on Wednesday for the February death of her 10-year-old son. On Feb. 20, April Ann Baker, 31, left her son Braedon Baker unattended in the bathtub where he drowned, police reports state. Braedon had been diagnosed with epilepsy in 2009 and was prone to seizure attacks at the time of the incident.
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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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