Baby found dead in Prince George's County high school bathroom was delivered that day

Associated Press

Authorities say a baby was found dead in a high school bathroom in Prince George’s County.

Citing a Prince George's County police news release, news outlets report that a preliminary investigation found the baby had been delivered Wednesday, the same day it was found. A school resource officer at High Point High School was alerted to the body early that morning.

The police release said the "female who delivered the baby" was found at the school and is receiving medical care. WBAL-TV reports that Principal Nicole Isley-Mclure's letter home to parents indicated that the mother was a student.

Detectives are trying to determine whether the baby was stillborn. An autopsy is planned.

No further details were immediately released.

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