Indiana Department Of Child Services Releases New Abuse Report

A new report from the Indiana Department of Child Services has found that nearly 50 children died of abuse or neglect in the state during 2013. The number of neglect-related deaths were up nearly 85 percent from the previous year. The rise is attributed to officials receiving more complete information from various sources, including local child services officials and police. Drowning was the most common cause of neglect-related deaths for kids. Other causes included gunshot wounds, drug overdose, beating, stabbing, suffocation, burning and malnutrition.