Overview of 2001 Indian River County Jane Doe
On February 6, 2001, a grove worker discovered the body of an infant girl floating in an irrigation ditch in a remote area surrounded by citrus groves in the 2600 block of 82nd Avenue in Vero Beach. She probably was alive at the time she was thrown in the ditch. No cause of death was apparent, but officials suspect she died from suffocation or drowning. She is known by the nickname "Baby Hope."
Estimated Date of Death: 2 days prior State of Remains: Recognizable face Cause of Death: Undetermined. Possible homicide.
Dentals: Unknown. Fingerprints: Unknown. DNA: Unknown.
Clothing: Unknown Jewelry: Unknown Additional Personal Items: Unknown
The Doe Network Case Number: 1439UFFL