Order Signed for Baby Rebecca Exhumation

TR Staff
Staff Writer

On April 15, 1981, officers with the VCPD were dispatched to the 200 Block of Viking Drive SW in Valley City for a report. Officers found what appeared to be a newborn female baby that was deceased and left in the leaves and underbrush.
Investigation revealed the newborn child had died from asphyxia after a live birth. A large, broad, investigation was conducted into this infanticide, ultimately finding no suspect and as such, no prosecution has been commenced. The infant was named Baby Rebecca and was buried in a local cemetery. Read more in today's, Thursday, July 25th, Times-Record.