MINDEN – Three Minden residents have been charged in the December death of a 4-year-old boy.
Katie Payne, 19, Sharon Turnell, 36, and Charles Turnell, 37, all of Minden, were arrested Thursday and charged with felony aiding and abetting child abuse resulting in death in the Dec. 22, 2009, death of Landon Payne, said Kearney County Attorney Dave Wondra.
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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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