The city’s most notorious child abuse case – the death of Lisa Steinberg – became an issue Thursday in the trial of two cops charged with rape. The bizarre aside came as prosecutors were grilling defense witness Dr. Mitchell Essig, who had just testified about the accuser’s injuries. In an attempt to discredit him, they got Essig to admit he was involved in the 1986 illegal adoption of a newborn boy by Joel Steinberg – who was later convicted of killing adopted daughter Lisa, 6.
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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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