Pair charged with murder of boy
A woman and her partner have been charged with the murder of her four-year-old son, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said.
Daniel Pelka died of a head wound after being found unconscious at his home in the Holbrooks area of Coventry last Saturday.
Magdelena Luczak, 26, and Mariusz Krezolek, 32, will appear at Coventry Magistrates' Court on Saturday.
The little boy was found not breathing in the early hours by police and taken to the city's University Hospital, where he died.
Detectives were given extra time to quiz the couple after they were arrested on Monday.
Hayley Firman, sector Crown prosecutor at West Midlands CPS, said: "I have today advised West Midlands Police to charge Mariusz Krezolek, aged 32, and Magdelena Luczak, aged 26, with the murder of four-year-old Daniel Pelka, who died on March 3 2012 at the University Hospital, Coventry.
"The decision was taken in accordance with the Code for Crown Prosecutors.
"The defendants will appear at Coventry Magistrates' Court on March 10 2012."