New Year’s baby believed to be first born in Marion County in 2017

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A baby born to a Martinsville couple is believed to be the first born in Marion County in the New Year.

Joanna and Bobby Long welcomed baby Kennedy at Franciscan Health Indianapolis at 12:27 a.m. Sunday.

Kennedy weighed in at 7 pounds and 1 ounce and measured 20 inches long.

Eskenazi Health welcomed their first baby minutes later at 12:52 a.m.

The first baby born at Community Hospital East was Demetrius Otto. He was delivered at 6:05 a.m.


Baby Kennedy (Photo courtesy of Franciscan Health Indianapolis)