A Covington County grand jury has indicted the Andalusia mother accused of breaking her 1-year-old daughter’s arm in three places, dragging her up a flight of stairs and locking her in a bedroom so she and her boyfriend could allegedly “eat lunch without hearing the crying.” Tiffany Ann Riley, 21, and Jermaine Pate were arrested in July following the incident at a local apartment complex. Reports indicate the two had a history of domestic violence – Pate was on probation for a domestic violence charge, and according to witness statements, the two had verbally abused and repeatedly spanked the child for crying.
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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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