On Wednesday, December 21st, 1988, a timber truck driver making his way through rural Georgia made a horrifying discovery. Just off US Route 82, down at the end of a long dirt road, in a dusty turn out which doubled as an illegal dumping ground, he found the remains of an unidentified toddler wedged inside of an old television console.<br /><br />Investigators would later reveal that the child, described as a young black girl, was estimated to be between the ages of 3 and 4 and had likely been dead for thirty to sixty days. Whoever had dumped her in that spot had first wrapped her in a blanket, placed her inside of a duffel bag, filled that bag with concrete, and then put it inside of a metal foot locker which was also filled with concrete. It was a scene so bizarre, so disturbing, it continues to haunt the investigators who worked it.<br /><br />Despite their sincerest efforts, the case grew cold and the child's true identity remained illusive. Twenty-one years later, in 2009, an anonymous tipster claimed that the child might have been named Bridget, could have been from the city of Albany and might have family living in Tifton. All these years later and both little Christmas Doe's identity and that of her killer remain unknown.<br /><br />Sponsored by: ZocDoc! Visit <a href="https://ZocDoc.com/TRACE" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">ZocDoc.com/TRACE</a> to download the ZocDoc app FREE! | Babbel! Visit <a href="https://Babbel.com/TRACE" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Babbel.com/TRACE</a> for 55% off your subscription!<br /><br /><b>UPDATE:</b>  On Monday, November 13, 2023, the GBI held a press conference to announce the child has been positively identified as Kenyatta Odom of Albany, GA. In addition to her identification, her biological mother, Evelyn Odom has been arrested alongside her former live-in boyfriend, Ulyster Sanders, Senior. Both have been charged with murder.<br /><br /><b></b><br /><b><a href="https://linktr.ee/traceevidence" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Social Media and Subscription Link Tree</a></b><br /><br />Music Courtesy of: "Wounded" Kevin MacLeod (<a href="https://incompetech.com" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">incompetech.com</a>) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/<br /><br />#truecrime #truecrimepodcast #realcrimes #disappearance #disappeared #missing #unsolved #unsolvedmysteries #evidence #investigation #missingperson #traceevidence #JaneDoe #ChristmasDoe #LittleChristmasDoe #unidentified #UID #WareCounty #GeorgiaTrueCrime #GBI #Millwood<br /><br />Become a supporter of this podcast: <a href="https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/trace-evidence--3207798/support?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss">https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/trace-evidence--3207798/support</a>.

Trace Evidence

Steven Pacheco

232 - The Murder of Little Christmas Doe

OCT 21, 202361 MIN
Trace Evidence

232 - The Murder of Little Christmas Doe

OCT 21, 202361 MIN

Description

On Wednesday, December 21st, 1988, a timber truck driver making his way through rural Georgia made a horrifying discovery. Just off US Route 82, down at the end of a long dirt road, in a dusty turn out which doubled as an illegal dumping ground, he found the remains of an unidentified toddler wedged inside of an old television console.<br /><br />Investigators would later reveal that the child, described as a young black girl, was estimated to be between the ages of 3 and 4 and had likely been dead for thirty to sixty days. Whoever had dumped her in that spot had first wrapped her in a blanket, placed her inside of a duffel bag, filled that bag with concrete, and then put it inside of a metal foot locker which was also filled with concrete. It was a scene so bizarre, so disturbing, it continues to haunt the investigators who worked it.<br /><br />Despite their sincerest efforts, the case grew cold and the child's true identity remained illusive. Twenty-one years later, in 2009, an anonymous tipster claimed that the child might have been named Bridget, could have been from the city of Albany and might have family living in Tifton. All these years later and both little Christmas Doe's identity and that of her killer remain unknown.<br /><br />Sponsored by: ZocDoc! Visit <a href="https://ZocDoc.com/TRACE" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">ZocDoc.com/TRACE</a> to download the ZocDoc app FREE! | Babbel! Visit <a href="https://Babbel.com/TRACE" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Babbel.com/TRACE</a> for 55% off your subscription!<br /><br /><b>UPDATE:</b> On Monday, November 13, 2023, the GBI held a press conference to announce the child has been positively identified as Kenyatta Odom of Albany, GA. In addition to her identification, her biological mother, Evelyn Odom has been arrested alongside her former live-in boyfriend, Ulyster Sanders, Senior. Both have been charged with murder.<br /><br /><b></b><br /><b><a href="https://linktr.ee/traceevidence" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Social Media and Subscription Link Tree</a></b><br /><br />Music Courtesy of: "Wounded" Kevin MacLeod (<a href="https://incompetech.com" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">incompetech.com</a>) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/<br /><br />#truecrime #truecrimepodcast #realcrimes #disappearance #disappeared #missing #unsolved #unsolvedmysteries #evidence #investigation #missingperson #traceevidence #JaneDoe #ChristmasDoe #LittleChristmasDoe #unidentified #UID #WareCounty #GeorgiaTrueCrime #GBI #Millwood<br /><br />Become a supporter of this podcast: <a href="https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/trace-evidence--3207798/support?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss">https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/trace-evidence--3207798/support</a>.