Unformatted text preview: ht in scalding water, then put her to bed, according to her statements to police. Johnson was aware Jasmine was in pain, according to prosecutors. Louie D. Phillips, 26, found his daughter Sunday morning and called 911, police said. She was pronounced dead at a hospital. The medical examiner ruled the death a homicide caused by dehydration from extensive third degree burns. "There were thirddegree burns over 40 percent of her body. And for 15 to 16 hours, she did not receive treatment except some Vaseline and powder," said prosecutor John Taylor. Johnson has six children, three by Phillips. They are in state custody. Who are the child victims
60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% < 4 years < 7 years 812 years 13 to 18 females Types of neglect that result in death Supervision neglect: death that involves a critical moment in which the parent or caregiver is absent and the child is killed by a suddenly arising danger. Chronic neglect: includes death by slowly building problems (malnutrition) Cont'd Deaths that occur from child physical abuse involve fatal parental assaults on infants and children that are triggered by events like inconsolable crying, feeding difficulties, extreme disobedience. Signs of Neglect Malnutrition Severe diaper rash Diarrhea or dehydration Hair loss Untreated medical conditions Inappropriate, dirty, or torn clothing Tired or listless attitudes Nearly constant demands for p...
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