Dead Baby Linked to Oprah's School

Teen student brought infant in bag to hospital while seeking treatment
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 19, 2011 7:45 AM CST
Oprah Winfrey with learners from her Girls Academy, arrive for the official opening of the local production of the Lion King in Johannesburg Wednesday, June 6, 2007.   (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
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(Newser) – More bad news for Oprah Winfrey's scandal-plagued school in South Africa: A dead infant was discovered in a bag belonging to a student brought to the hospital for excessive bleeding, reports E! The 17-year-old girl remains in the hospital, and officials believe she gave birth at Winfrey's Leadership Academy for Girls. Officials aren't saying whether foul play is suspected, and Winfrey's reps aren't commenting, given that the case involves a minor.

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