Two charged with aggravated battery after allegedly putting child in dryer

Two charged with aggravated battery after allegedly putting child in dryer

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Derek and Eva Hill

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by By Abby Buzik, KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on August 15, 2009 at 3:13 PM

Updated Sunday, Nov 1 at 12:03 PM

(KMOV) -- A Metro-East couple is charged with felony aggravated battery for allegedly abusing their two year old child.

Edwardsville police say Derek Hill Sr. hit his child with a belt and put the child into a clothes dryer and turned it on. Police say the child's mother, Eva Hill, knew about the abuse and did nothing to stop it.

The child and the couple's other child have been put in protective custody.

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