More than 30 years after 9-week-old Azaria Chamberlain disappeared in the Australian Outback, a coroner has ruled that a dingo is responsible for the infant’s death, The Australian reports.The baby vanished on the night of August 17, 1980, on a family camping trip to Uluru; her body was never found.
Although the parents, Lindy and Michael Chamberlain, maintained that baby Azaria was taken by a wild dog, Lindy was sentenced to life in jail in 1982, a conviction that was later overturned.
The case, which attracted tons of media attention, was also the subject of the 1988 film, “A Cry in the Dark,” staring Meryl Streep.
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