Legal Information: U.S. Virgin Islands
Statutes: Virgin Islands, U.S.
Updated: December 16, 2022
506. Aggravated child abuse and neglect
A person perpetrates an act of aggravated child abuse or neglect when:
(1) the child suffers serious physical injury; or
(2) the child suffers serious mental or emotional injury; or
(3) the child dies from such abuse or neglect. A person who is convicted of aggravated child abuse or neglect shall be punished by imprisonment of not less than 5 years but not more than 30 years.
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