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Dying Too Young: Alexandrea Dawn Raper

Oklahoman Modified: March 27, 2009 at 5:10 pm •  Published: March 26, 2009
Name: Alexandrea Dawn Raper

Age: 5

Place of Residence: Sallisaw

Died: May 27, 2006

What happened: Alexandrea drowned at a city lake in Crowder during a family reunion. “The child was known to have gone into the water but it seems as though the circumstances were relatively unsupervised,” according to the autopsy report.

By Amanda Lee Bittle, University of Oklahoma student

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