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    AL-Infant body found in ditch: Opelika - February 2008

    http://www.oanow.com/oan/news/local/..._opelika/6112/


    Investigators work a scene where an infant was found dead Monday morning in Opelika. An on-site maintenance man found the infant in the rain drainage ditch at Tree Top Apartments and called 911. The infant was pronounced dead at 9:45 a.m.

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    update:

    http://www.al.com/newsflash/regional...st=alabamanews

    Baby has been identified as a black female
    Last edited by Texas Mist; 02-02-2011 at 02:52 PM. Reason: changed status/prefix

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    So sad too many children being cast out as throw aways.

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    I just saw this on our local newspaper website. There has been an arrest in this case.

    http://www.oanow.com/oan/news/local/...nt_case/13859/
    Last edited by Auburnmommyof2; 05-16-2008 at 04:49 PM. Reason: Left out part of post

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    Quote Originally Posted by Auburnmommyof2 View Post
    I just saw this on our local newspaper website. There has been an arrest in this case.

    http://www.oanow.com/oan/news/local/...nt_case/13859/
    I'm glad there has been an arrest. I just don't understand this, at all.

    RIP baby girl, RIP.

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    Opelika woman faces 10 years in prison for infant daughter's death
    Published: Monday, February 22, 2010

    OPELIKA -- A 20-year-old Opelika woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the death of her newborn infant.

    Efernia McClendon pleaded guilty last month to manslaughter for causing the death of the baby girl in 2008. The infant's body was found in a drainage ditch at an apartment complex.
    http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2010/02/...0_years_i.html

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