Husband, wife charged in son's beating

April 13, 2009 2:08:49 PM PDT
The wife of a Chicago man charged with beating his 6-year-old son has been charged with failing to report the alleged incident. Danyiel Larkins, 25, is charged with aggravated battery of a child.

Police went to Larkins' home Saturday in the 1600-block of Jonquil Terrace after a report of an injured child.

Police say Larkins initially claimed the boy was hurt when he fell out of bed.

Investigators say the child suffered bruises and bleeding to his brain and is in critical condition.

Santenya Hill, 26, is charged with endangering the health of a child.