Boston’s ‘Baby Doe’ Identified, Mother Arrested

By Andrea Asuaje
BU News Service

The Boston Police Department has identified the child, nicknamed “Baby Doe,” whose body was found on the shore of Deer Island in Boston this summer.

Bella Bond was found on the Boston peninsula on June 25 “wrapped in black trash bag, wearing polka dot pants lying next to a zebra blanket,” according to CNN. Authorities believe Bella was almost 3 years old when she died.

CNN states that Rachelle Bond, Bella’s mother, and her boyfriend, Michael McCarthy, were arrested Friday in connection to the disappearance and death. The charges against them have not been announced.

The couple was arrested after Boston homicide detectives received a tip Thursday, according to CNN

Read the full, updated story on CNN.

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