Jacksonville Man Charged For Infant's Death

JACKSONVILLE -- A local man was charged for the death of a nine-month-old infant in his care.

Daniel Thomas Whitehill was the boyfriend of the child's mother, authorities said. The child was taken to the hospital with two skull fractures, a broken jaw, and severe bruising on September 23.

The child was placed on life support but died Tuesday. Whitehill was arrested a short time afterwards.

Staff Report