“These children are an integral part of our community and they are defenseless, innocent and easily injured,” Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said in a prepared statement.
“These children are an integral part of our community and they are defenseless, innocent and easily injured,” Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said in a prepared statement. File photo by Allison Long The Kansas City Star
“These children are an integral part of our community and they are defenseless, innocent and easily injured,” Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker said in a prepared statement. File photo by Allison Long The Kansas City Star

In filing charges, prosecutor draws attention to an alarming trend of child abuse

January 17, 2015 5:31 PM