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Old 02-05-2008, 04:55 PM
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AL-Infant body found in ditch: Opelika - February 2008


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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Baby has been identified as a black female

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Old 02-05-2008, 07:10 PM
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So sad too many children being cast out as throw aways.
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Old 05-16-2008, 04:48 PM
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I just saw this on our local newspaper website. There has been an arrest in this case.


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Old 05-18-2008, 12:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Auburnmommyof2 View Post
I just saw this on our local newspaper website. There has been an arrest in this case.

I'm glad there has been an arrest. I just don't understand this, at all.

RIP baby girl, RIP.
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Old 02-02-2011, 01:20 PM
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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.
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