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‘Rare Event For Criminal Investigators’: Boy Shot In The Head By His Mother Is On The Way To Recovery After 3 Years In The Hospitals

Date April 4, 2018 17:17

It’s shocking, but statistics says that over 10,000 kids were killed by the members of their families over the last 10 years. As a rule, the reason for that is parental drug addiction. Consequently, children are often neglected and abused.

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The story of an 11-year-old Joey Slaight is startling. He was shot in the head by this mother. That day appeared to be a lucky one for him, as this shot didn’t appear to be deadly. His 6-year-old brother died right there, and the mother herself died 11 days later. It wouldn’t have happened if not for the mother’s drug addiction. Now, after 38 months and 29 days in the hospitals, the boy is finally at home.

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To prevent such things from happening, we can inform ourselves about the problem, read about domestic violence, and locate the abused persons. In case you see something weird, just call a helpline.

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