CHILLICOTHE, Mo. (AP) — A man and a woman from northern Missouri have been charged in the Christmas Eve death of a toddler.
Online court documents show that 46-year-old Christopher Robert Wilson and 22-year-old Avery Nicole Young were arrested Tuesday on warrants charging them with second-degree murder and endangering the welfare of a child.
Police say medics called around 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 24 to a home in Chillicothe found a 2-year-old child unresponsive.
The toddler was rushed to a hospital and later pronounced dead.
Authorities have not released the name of the child or given the child's cause of death.