Chronology:Aug 14, 1994: Rebecca Hopfer secretly gives birth in the bathroom of the hopfer home.
Aug. 19. -- The decomposing body of infant found in Montgomery County's south incinerator (2550 Springboro Pike).
Aug. 22: Rebecca Hopfer turns herself in
Sept 8, 1994: The Montgomery County coroner's office rules the death homicide by suffocation.
Dec. 14, 1994: A Montgomery County grand jury indicts Hopfer (now 18) on charges of murder and gross abuse of a corpse in the death of her newborn.
June 19, 1995 -- Hopfer takes the stand, denying on the witness stand that she murdered her child.
June 22, 1995 -- Rebecca Hopfer is convicted
July 15, 1996 -- Rebecca Hopfer is taken to prison after remaining free on bail while pursuing her appeals.