Two charged in death of infant

Published 12:00 am Saturday, February 12, 2022

Couple faces aggravated murder, child endangering

An Ironton couple has been charged aggravated murder in the death of an 18-month-old baby.

In a Dec. 15, indictment, Caitlin Hinton, 43, and Charles Adkins, 43, were both charged unclassified felony aggravated murder and two counts of third-degree felony endangering a child. The indictment alleges the two caused the death of a child, identified as K.H., who was born in January 2020.

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Bond has been set at $500,000.

A hearing in the case is Feb. 16 in the Lawrence County Common Pleas Court of Judge Christen Finley.