A Brooklyn mom accused of killing her baby girl and dumping the body in the trash was found guilty of manslaughter Friday. Laura Sergio covered her face with her hands when the judge announced the verdict. “The defendant was a 25-year-old mother who recklessly engaged in conduct that caused a child’s death,” said Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Alan Marrus.
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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