Baby Andrew
Name Withheld
Sex Male
Found February 28, 1981
Location Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Missing from Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Identified February 2019
Span 38 years
Age Newborn
Cause of death Exposure (homicide)
Baby Andrew was a newborn baby discovered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on February 28, 1981.

He died from exposure and a loss of blood.

In 2019, his biological parents were identified through genealogical analysis. His mother was arrested for his murder.


The victim's mother, Theresa Bentaas, concealed her pregnancy and after giving birth, she abandoned him in a ditch. She eventually married the baby's father in 1987 and the couple have two living children.



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