Chico Couple Charged in Death of Son

A Chico doctor and nurse have been arrested for murder, three months after the death of their 2 year old adopted son. The Butte County Sheriff’s Office says 46 year old Dr. James Yhip and 43 year old Edelyn Yhip were taken into custody Wednesday. Investigators say their 2 year old son died in April from blunt force trauma to the head. Edelyn Yhip is also charged with abuse of a child under 8 years old causing death.


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