Oct 2, 2009 10:16 PM
A Madison County couple accused of abusing their 3-year-old son will go to trial in February.
28-year-old Ryan Whitaker and 23-year-old Debbie Whitaker each face criminal abuse charges.
Police say they kicked, hit and slapped their son several times over the last two years.
The Richmond Register reports, a pretrial conference has been scheduled for December tenth.