HENDERSON, Nev. — Questions remain in the child abuse case that Henderson police say nearly killed a 4-year-old boy. According to police, the severe abuse went on for months and involved the boy and his 8-year-old brother. Psychologists and abuse advocates are now speaking out about the case. Paramedics and Henderson police officers found a 4-year-old boy unconscious at a condominium inside the Montelago Village Resort November 23. Detectives report that the boy’s 8-year-old brother had sunken eyes and was so malnourished, his hair was falling out. Police say the mother’s boyfriend, Edward Colucci, bit the boy’s nose, sprayed glass cleaner into his eyes and forced him to eat his own vomit. Police say both boys were victimized by Colucci.
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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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