A Memphis couple has been charged with the murder of their son.
Gary and Sabrina Hickerson have been indicted for the abuse and murder of their one-year-old son Adrian Hickerson last summer.
Hospitals and Clinics Gary Hickerson, age 24, is charged with first degree murder and aggravated child neglect.
Hickerson's wife Sabrina, age 22, is charged with first degree murder, aggravated child abuse and aggravated child neglect in her son's death.
On June 14th, 2011, Adrian Hickerson was take by ambulance from his home at 6670 Windflower in Memphis and was admitted to LeBonheur Children's Hospital in extremely critical condition.
The child died at the hospital the next day.
The Shelby County Medical Examiner ruled his death a homicide due to blunt force trauma to the head.
A conviction of first degree murder in the state of Tennessee carries a sentence of death, life imprisonment without possibility of parole, or life with parole.
Aggravated child abuse or neglect of a child under age eight (8) is a Class A felony and carries a sentence of 15-60 years incarceration, with no possibility of parole.