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Widow of Slain Tampa Officer Delivers Stillborn Baby Girl

Widow of Slain Tampa Officer Delivers Stillborn Baby Girl

Laura McElroy | Tampa PD PIO

July 22, 2010

JULY 21 | TAMPA, FL – Sara Kocab was nine months pregnant when her husband, Jeffrey Kocab was murdered on June 29, 2010. Sarah went into labor today and delivered the couple’s first child: a stillborn baby girl named Lilly Nicole.

The Tampa police department released a statement today on behalf of Sara Kocab. It reads as follows, “Sara Kocab and her family would like to thank the countless people who have shown their support and care during these past few weeks.

Sara delivered Lilly Nicole this morning. Sara and her family have known during the pregnancy that Lilly Nicole had a major abnormality that could result in Lilly being stillborn or only able to live a limited time after delivery. There is no medical treatment for this abnormality.

Tragically, Lilly Nicole was delivered stillborn early this morning July 21, 2010.

The family thanks you for your continued prayer and support. They kindly request that you respect the family’s privacy during this time.

At the family’s request, this will be the only information released from the Tampa Police Department. We will not be conducting any interviews on the topic.


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    granny1

    almost 4 years ago

    1448 Comments

    so very sad.sending prayers.

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    T_9

    about 4 years ago

    5668 Comments

    Lilly Nicole was in Heaven when her daddy passed away. It is tragic that it has happened but the family knew before hand that this was a possibility. The only saving grace is that she is with her daddy and they are both watching over Mommy.

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    toddm394

    about 4 years ago

    274 Comments

    Such terrible news one tragedy after another, Sara may you be comforted in this time of loss.

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    eisenschenk117

    about 4 years ago

    216 Comments

    This is terrible. This poor woman cannot catch a break. My prayers and sympathies towards her and her family.

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    Anonymous

    about 4 years ago

    My heart goes out to this family for both tragic losses and my prayers are with you

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    cakdep1

    about 4 years ago

    3168 Comments

    My families prayers go out to her for such a tragedy!

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    TellerDep

    about 4 years ago

    2812 Comments

    If this doesnt stir your heart,you have no heart. just too sad especially under the circumstances!

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    delano388

    about 4 years ago

    4314 Comments

    So sad on so many levels

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    carim

    about 4 years ago

    62 Comments

    MACK2014, you are so correct.
    My heart and prayers are so with this family.

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    MACK2014

    about 4 years ago

    168 Comments

    OFFICER KOKAB... YOU CAN NOW HOLD YOUR LITTLE GIRL FOR ALL ETERNITY..

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    dinapooh

    about 4 years ago

    532 Comments

    My heart goes out to this family for both tragic losses and my prayers are with you.

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    rwhite

    about 4 years ago

    728 Comments

    My prayers are with the family this whole turn of events is just completely un-thinkable

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    denise65

    about 4 years ago

    2708 Comments

    Sara,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I know it's hard to understand why God does what he does sometimes but he has his reasons. I believe that your daughter, Lilly Nicole, is an Angel and she is with God now. My faith tells me that she is with her Daddy too. That's my personal belief. I hope you fine comfort in those words. May God be with you and your family and comfort you and give you strength in the difficult days ahead.

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    UNIT111D

    about 4 years ago

    478 Comments

    bump wildlifeben

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    ERIC4536

    about 4 years ago

    534 Comments

    How sad. My prayers to the family.

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