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Dying Too Young: Rylee Marie Hendrix

Oklahoman Modified: March 27, 2009 at 4:36 pm •  Published: March 26, 2009
Name: Rylee Marie Hendrix

Age: 7 months

Place of residence: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Died: Oct. 17, 2006

What happened: Rylee died of asphyxia after becoming wedged between a mattress and a window after being fed and placed on the bed to sleep. Other: Rylee was put into the care of the Department of Human Services after her birth because of her mother's drug use.

By Jamie Bullus, University of Oklahoma student

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