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Endicott Parents Indicted in Son's Death

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BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -

The Endicott couple accused of killing their five-year-old son have been indicted.


Charles and Jennifer Burks have been indicted on multiple charges including manslaughter in the second degree and assault. The pair are accused of giving the child Oxycontin, leading to a fatal drug overdose. Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell says the couple fled to North Carolina shortly after the child's death in May. He also said Charles Burks was arrested in North Carolina on an unrelated sex offender violation.