Sex Female
Race White/Native American
Location Welch, Minnesota
Found March 26, 2007
Unidentified for 12 years
Postmortem interval Weeks - 1 year
Body condition Decomposed
Age approximation 0 - 1
Height approximation 1'9
Weight approximation 6 pounds
Cause of death Undetermined(S)

"Abby" is the nickname given to an infant found dead in Welch, Goodhue County, Minnesota. She was the last newborn infant of the Goodhue County babies, "Jamie," from 1999, and the Goodhue County John Doe, found in 2001.


On March 26, 2007, the nude, decomposing body of a white female infant was found in the Buffalo Slough of the Mississippi River at the Treasure Island Marina at Slip 36, Dock C. The infant had no congenital abnormalities.

She was estimated to have died and been thrown in the water a few weeks after. The date of death ranges around August 31, 2006 to February 28, 2007. Her eye color could not ascertained due to decomposition.

Pysical characteristics

  • Abby's hair was black and 3 centimeters long.
  • She was 1'9" tall.
  • She was 6 pounds.
  • She is most likely a newborn, judging by her weight.