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Angela Martinez Maybe Mommy didn't mean to hurt me,' 5-year-old told doctor of possible abuse months before he was killed, April 27, 2019, CNN.com In this article we learn about the death of AJ Freund, a 5-year-old boy that went missing but was later found dead wrapped in plastic in a shallow grave. His parents are being charged with murder in the first degree; AJ died from head trauma caused by blunt force injuries. Before the incident AJ told a doctor about possible abuse; he had bruises from beatings supposedly from his mom. DCFS proved they had a troubled homelife, bad living conditions and the parents were drug addicts. AJ’s other siblings were put into the care of another family and the DCFS is taking action to help protect vulnerable children so an incident like this doesn’t happen again. I chose this article because I was appalled to learn that young AJ’s parents are the ones responsible for his death. As we’ve learned in class, homicide that is premeditated is murder in the first degree and they coldly and heartlessly planned the murder of their son. It’s sad to see that these

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