Child Abuse

Idaho Man Pleads Guilty to Felony Injury to a Child
CALDWELL, Idaho (AP) — A southwest Idaho man authorities say starved and beat his 2-month-old son who ultimately died has pleaded guilty to three felonies. Twenty-six-year-old Isaac Matthew Hernandez of Nampa pleaded guilty June 8 to three counts of felony injury to a child.
Michigan Man Who “Duped” Mothers Into Sexual Abuse Sentenced
A Michigan man accused of persuading mothers in three states, including Idaho, to sexually assault their children has been sentenced to life in prison. 41 year old Steven Demink, met the women on websites devoted to single parents.. Demink was accused of forging relationships with women on the Inter…
Reports of Extreme Child Abuse On The Rise

Idaho Department of Health & Welfare officials say that reports of child abuse in the state last year were consistent with the prior year, but reports of children in danger of life-threatening injury rose by 9 percent.