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Baby Grace Unknown
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Birth: 2006
Death: 2006
Norfolk City
Virginia, USA

03:43 PM EST on Thursday, February 14, 2008

NORFOLK A newborn found dead in a dumpster two years ago was laid to rest in a quiet ceremony Thursday.

Baby Grace, as she was named by investigators, was found in late March by construction workers at a site near the Campostella Bridge.

The African-American baby was wrapped in plastic and died of blunt force trauma to the stomach.

Baby Grace was buried at Roosevelt Memorial Park at 1101 Campostella Road. Police spokesman Chris Amos told that Metropolitan Funeral Services has taken care of all the arrangements and costs.

"My heart is just aching," said Cecila Wilkerson of Chesapeake, who attended the funeral for the child she never knew. "I can't believe that anyone would do that to another human being, especially a baby."

"I always wanted a child, and I thought about that," said Nathan Lennon of Norfolk. "If this girl had thought that she could have gave that child to somebody."

Police say the case is still open and they are still searching for the child's mother and the person who put the baby in the dumpster.

If you know anything that can help police, call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. 
Roosevelt Memorial Park
Chesapeake City
Virginia, USA
Created by: Maggie
Record added: Feb 14, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24629237
Baby Grace Unknown
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R.I.P. Baby girl
- felicia
 Added: Jun. 22, 2013
R.I.P. Baby girl
- felicia
 Added: Jun. 22, 2013

- Judy Curnell
 Added: Sep. 5, 2012
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