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Child Abuse

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  • Caregiver, case workers accused in autistic girl's starvation death

    Tamiyah Audain weighed 115 pounds when she was placed in the care of her mother's cousin in Lauderhill in December 2012.
  • Gabriel Fernandez's death stirs anger -- at L.A. County officials

    Gabriel Fernandez's death stirs anger -- at L.A. County officials
    The abuse that witnesses and prosecutors say 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez endured from his mother and her boyfriend in the months leading up to his death in May 2013 was horrific: According to grand jury testimony reported by The Times, the Antelope...

    Boy's alleged abuse described in graphic grand jury testimony

    Boy's alleged abuse described in graphic grand jury testimony
    Before 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez was allegedly beaten to death by his mother and her boyfriend, they doused him with pepper spray, forced him to eat his own vomit and locked him in a cabinet with a sock stuffed in his mouth to muffle his screams,...

    Virginia woman pleads guilty of trying to cut off children's tattoos

    (Reuters) - A Virginia woman who tried to remove tattoos on her two young daughters with a heated razor blade has pleaded guilty to felony child abuse, according to court records. Melissa Delp, 35, was sentenced to eight years with six and a half of...

    'Alternative response' is no solution to child abuse [Commentary]

    Earlier this month, The Baltimore Sun published an important story describing the expansion of Alternative Response (AR) across Maryland ("A new tactic to halt child abuse in Maryland," July 5). The new system assigns child abuse and neglect cases to...