OLATHE, Kan. — A judge ruled Tuesday that there was enough evidence to try a DeSoto, Kan., woman on three charges that she starved her 6-year-old son.Attorneys for Rachel Perez said she was willing to plead guilty to charges of child abuse and child endangerment, but she would not plead guilty to a third charge of attempted murder. The judge indicated a willingness to accept the offer, but said Perez would have to give up rights that she wasn’t willing to cede.
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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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