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Norman Baby Doe 1993

Date Found: February 26th, 1993

Location Found: Norman, Oklahoma

Physical characteristics: Between the ages of 0 and 1 approximately 1′ 7″ tall and 5 pounds with dark hair and blue eyes

Investigating Agency: Oklahoma Office of the Chief Medical Examiner


On February 26th, 1993, a woman digging for cans at the Applewood Square Townhomes in Norman, Oklahoma made a terrible discovery – a deceased newborn in a cardboard box in the dumpster behind the apartments located at 1412 E. Lindsay. The infant remains unidentified to this day.

The infant is estimated to have been born at 37 weeks gestation. The little girl was white with dark hair and blue eyes. She was 5 lbs and 19 inches. It’s estimated she was in the dumpster for about two days. The umbilical cord was still attached. There was no trauma found. The apartment manager is quoted as saying he didn’t believe anyone from the complex was responsible. There were about 40 units at the time, mostly a mix of college students and married couples.

Little Norman Baby Doe 1993 is listed as # UP5111 in NaMus. Please call the Oklahoma Office of the Chief Medical Examiner with any inquiries or information on # UP5111 at 405-239-7141.

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