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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

KC boy, 1, dies from abuse, cops say

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Rey A. Cruz Jr., who was 1 year old, was pronounced brain dead Friday, and his organs were donated over the weekend, Christine Vendel reports. The little boy's father, age 19, is accused of severely beating him. Right now, Cruz Sr. faces counts of assault and child endangerment, though police are expected to seek upgraded charges. The boy's mother is serving a prison sentence.

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