Parents charged with concealing dead son's body

Posted at 9:28 AM, Aug 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-30 09:28:11-04

The parents accused of burying the body of their infant son in the backyard of a Jackson County home will be in court Tuesday.

Timothy Young and Brittani Hill are scheduled for a preliminary exam this morning in Jackson County District Court.

They are charged in concealing a death and removing a body with our a medical examiner's approval. 

The boy's body was found last month in a shallow grave behind a Waterloo Township home. 

Authorities say the boy was 6-months to 1-year-old at the time he died and had been buried for six or seven months. 

Investigators have not determined a cause of death. We'll let you know what happens at Tuesday's hearing.