Indiana Child Deaths Increase 60 Percent (VIDEO)

By Emma Koch

April 22, 2013 Updated Apr 22, 2013 at 5:41 PM EDT

INDIANA (www.incnow.tv) -- The number of child deaths in Indiana has spiked 60 percent.

The Department of Child Services says those deaths were a result of abuse or neglect.

In 2011, there were 40 cases which is a 60-percent increase from 25 in 2010.

Allen County reported three abuse deaths in 2011 and none in 2010.

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