09 February 2021
 Major James C. Michael
 Troop F Commander




Cold Case Tuesday: State Police continue to investigate the 1992 death of an infant in Orange County.

On February 10, 1992, State Police  Middletown Bureau of Criminal Investigation was advised of found human infant remains, off of South Plank Road, near the Slate Hill Orchard, in the town of Wawayanda.

The Troop F Forensic Investigative Unit and Troop F K-9 units responded and found the area where the baby was abandoned.

Near the site, law enforcement found several plastic bags and a pillowcase used to dispose of the body.

The investigation revealed the infant female was approximately 7-10 days old at the time of death.

The investigation revealed that “Baby Jane Doe” was abandoned in late October, early November of 1991.

If alive today, “Baby Jane Doe” would be 29 years old.

The New York State Police are asking that anyone with information regarding “Baby Jane Doe” please contact Investigator Vincent Castro, SP Middletown, or Investigator Brad Natalizio, Troop F Major Crimes, at 845-344-5300.

Site where remains were found

Pillowcase located at scene.


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