Teen parents charged in infant's death

September 13, 2010 (CHICAGO) The baby boy's teenage parents are charged with his death.

Police have charged Joel Ballard and April Bainter, both 18 and of the 900-block of W. 32nd Place, with aggravated battery and child endangerment.

Their baby, 3-month-old Joel Bainter, was rushed to the Mercy Hospital Wednesday with broken ribs and a fractured skull. He died the following day at Children's Memorial Hospital.

An autopsy determined he died from abuse.

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