Baby Hope

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Dad's Relative Charged in Murder of Baby Hope

Conrado Juarez confesses to sexually assaulting, smothering child in 1991

(Newser) - Baby Hope got a step closer to justice yesterday, with the NYPD charging a relative of her father in her 1991 murder. Conrado Juarez, 52, confessed to sexually assaulting the little girl—who was recently identified as Anjelica Castillo —while he was drunk one night, and then smothering her,...

'Baby Hope' Is at Last Identified: Angelica

Angelica Ramirez 'was really an angel,' police source says

(Newser) - Just days after finding the mother of Baby Hope, the real name of the murdered toddler, found in a cooler in New York City in 1991, has finally been revealed. She was Angelica Ramirez—a fitting name, the New York Post reports, since "she was really an angel,"...

Original 'Baby Hope' Cops Visited Grave for 22 Years

Paid for the tombstone themselves

(Newser) - Now that police have finally IDed "Baby Hope" —the toddler found dead in a cooler in New York 22 years ago—the New York Times revisits the original cops who worked her case. Though some are now retired, they haven't stopped visiting her grave—and say they...

Cops ID Mom of Girl Found in Cooler 22 Years Ago

NYPD makes breakthrough in Baby Hope case

(Newser) - New York police have made a breakthrough in a case that horrified the city in the summer of 1991. Thanks to a tip and DNA evidence, they've identified and brought in for questioning the mother of the dead little girl who became known as "Baby Hope," the...

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