Good evening and thanks for joining us at ten.
I'm Mike Thompson .
Martha has the night off.
It's been five years since the body of a newborn baby
girl was found floating in the Mississippi River near
The girl came to be known as 'Baby Angel' .
after she was found in a bag also containing angel
a ceremony marking the five year anniversary of her
discovery was held at her gravestone in Winona.
Those who worked on the case and the family who found
Baby Angel both hope the memorial creates new leads
in the case.
My hope moving forward is that anybody who has any
information, whether they were on that river 5 years
ago or they know of friends, family, somebody that
was pregnant and they don't know where the child is
or have any information at all would step forward
The Winona County Sheriff says even five years later
they continue to get new information in the case.
He says the resolution of another high profile Minnesota
mystery over the weekend is a source of optimism.
It does give us hope, you know, to think that that
case after all the years, Jacob Wetterling, his family
now has closure, and that's what we're hoping for
with Baby Angel, and I think that this will be the
If you have any information about the Baby Angel case
you're encouraged to call the Winona County Sheriff's
Office at 5-0-7 .