Investigation Continues Into 4-Year-Old Girl Found Dead On Deer Island

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Police investigators are still trying to identify the body of a young girl found in a trash bag on Deer Island last month, who they believe was 4 years old at the time of her death. They have unsuccessfully looked into a number of leads so far, but have been unable to identify her or locate her family.


Jack Lepiarz, WBUR Reporter. He tweets @Lepiarz


WBUR: Millions Share Story Of 4-Year-Old Girl Found Dead On Deer Island

  • "In her computer-generated image, she is the picture of innocence: a 4-year-old girl with long brown hair, chubby cheeks and expressive brown eyes. The image has attracted a staggering 45 million views on Facebook as investigators try to identity the child whose remains were found on a Boston Harbor beach nearly two weeks ago."

The Boston Globe: Who Was She? How Did She Die? A Search For Answers

  • "State Police are combing through thousands of leads and have conducted more than 20 well-being checks for children whose whereabouts have been questioned by tipsters."

This segment aired on July 2, 2015.


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