Dying Too Young: Dawson Yoakum

Oklahoman Modified: March 27, 2009 at 6:59 pm •  Published: March 25, 2009
Name: Dawson Yoakum

Age: 3 months

Place of residence: Oklahoma City

Died: March 15, 2006

What happened: The 16-year-old mother found the baby dead in his bed. Emergency workers responded, but they were unable to resuscitate him.

Other: The medical examiner's office determined there was no inflammation in the brain, heart, lungs, meninges, or epiglottis. The cause of death is listed as undetermined.

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