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Child Neglect Up In IN

The Indiana Department of Child Services says child neglect and abuse deaths increased during fiscal year 2017. A report released Friday details 65 deaths that resulted directly from abuse or neglect. That’s up from 59 child deaths in fiscal year 2016…44 were due to neglect and 21 were caused by abuse. Forty-five of the 65 fatalities involved children 3 years old or younger.

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