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Michael McCarthy pleads not guilty to first-degree murder in the killing of 2-year-old Bella Bond on Monday. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe/AP)
Michael McCarthy pleads not guilty to first-degree murder in the killing of 2-year-old Bella Bond on Monday. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe/AP)
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The man charged with murdering 2-year-old Bella Bond is being held without bail. Michael McCarthy was arraigned Monday morning on first degree murder charges for the death of Bond, whose body was found on Deer Island in June. McCarthy's attorney insists his client did not kill the child, stating that Bella's mother, Rachelle Bond, was responsible.

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Astead Herndon, reporter for The Boston Globe. He tweets @AsteadWH.

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WBUR: Quincy Man Accused Of Killing Bella Bond Is Held Without Bail

  • "A Quincy man charged with killing Bella Bond — the 2-year-old whose body washed ashore on Deer Island in June, and who for months was known as “Baby Doe” — was ordered held without bail Monday."

This segment aired on January 11, 2016.

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