WESTMINSTER – A woman who pleaded guilty to charges of child abuse resulting in death after the body of a baby was found in her basement was sentenced to eight years in a community corrections facility on Monday. The Adams County District Attorney’s office says 25-year-old Melinda Hudson pleaded guilty to criminally negligent child abuse causing death in August. She was charged on Monday in Adams County District Court. The district attorney says a baby was found by Hudson’s father in March. He told investigators he smelled a foul odor coming from the basement and located the body of the baby in a bag in the corner.
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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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