According to reports by several news outlets, the girl known as “Baby Doe”, who was was found dead, wrapped in a trash bag on a rocky shoreline in Boston Harbor last June, has been identified as Bella Bond.
Law enforcement sources said that Rachelle Bond, the girl’s mother, and her boyfriend, Michael McCarthy, have been arrested in connection with the death.
The couple was picked up after Boston homicide detectives received a tip Thursday, reported CNN Friday.
The case of the mysterious girl, whose adorable brown eyes and cherubic face – as rendered by forensic artist Christi Andrews and distributed by authorities in Massachusetts – caught the attention of millions worldwide.
The video report below from ABC affiliate WCVB 5 News has more on the story:
Our thoughts are with Bella’s extended family as the investigation into her death continues.
We hope the people responsible for her death get the maximum punishment allowed by law.
UPDATE: Rachelle Bond, the mother of the girl who became known as “Baby Doe,” has been charged as an accessory after the fact in her death. Her boyfriend, Michael McCarthy, has been charged with murder, reported CNN.