*As we previously reported, Oprah’s school is back under the microscope after the death of a newborn baby born to a student at the South African Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy.
According to reports, a pregnant 17-year-old girl was taken to the hospital on Wednesday last week for excessive bleeding. The body of her baby and bloodied clothes were found in a plastic bag afterward.
In a statement issued by the school, the staff is currently awaiting the results of a police investigation regarding the birth and is providing counseling to students.
The mother of the dead baby may be charged with murder. But the investigation is still ongoing.
After the school opened in 2007, a dormitory supervisor was accused of trying to kiss and fondle students. The supervisor was acquitted of sexual assault charges last year.