Jahi McMath’s Body Released From Hospital

The body of a 13-year-old girl declared brain dead after sleep apnea surgery was released from an Oakland hospital Sunday evening, hospital officials said.

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Martin Winkfield places his arm around his wife Nailah Winkfield, mother of 13-year-old Jahi McMath. (Credit: Ben Margot/AP)

Jahi McMath’s body was released by Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland to the Alameda County coroner, according to a statement from David Durand, the hospital’s chief of pediatrics.

The coroner, Durand said, released Jahi’s body to her mother, Nailah Winkfield, “as per court order, for a destination unknown.”

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