Dying Too Young: Natalie Emami

Oklahoman Modified: March 27, 2009 at 4:04 pm •  Published: March 26, 2009

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Name: Natalie Emami

Age: 5 months

Place of residence: Jones

Died: Feb. 5, 2009

What happened: Natalie was taken to an Oklahoma City hospital after relatives thought she had choked on her baby formula. Doctors concluded she was a victim of shaken baby syndrome, leading to a first-degree murder charge against her father, Jason Scott Day, 25.

Other: After her death, Natalie's family donated her organs to help other children.

“She is already a little hero,” grandmother Janet King.

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