Child Murder

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The killing of a child under age five by another person
Frequency 3/1,000,000/year, US; 4th most common cause of death in preschool children; 1/1,000,000/year, UK
Perpetrator 61–78% parents; other relatives; strangers/paedophiles; rarely other children
Background Child abuse; punishment that escalated out of control; paedophilia, lust murder
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Reassigned to a remote outpost, he tries to bring a serial child murderer to justice, but faces an official cover-up by a rival.
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The child murderer, who is serving a whole life term, was pictured leaving hospital on Friday afternoon in a wheelchair.
To ensure IDOC and other institutional compliance, the offender must read and sign a Child Murderer and Violent Offender against Youth Notification Form.