Michael McCarthy

Private Burial For Bella Bond
(Associated Press) - The body of a 2-year-old girl dubbed Baby Doe after her remains were found in a plastic bag on a Boston Harbor beach has been released to her father. Joseph Amoroso is planning a private funeral and burial for Bella Bond...
Child Advocate Critical Of DCF
(Associated Press) - A report says Massachusetts' child protection agency was premature in closing neglect cases involving Bella Bond, the toddler who was known for months as ``Baby Doe'' after her remains washed up on a Boston Harbor beach...
Second Autopsy Okayed
(Associated Press) - A judge has ruled that a mother and boyfriend charged in the death of a 2-year-old girl whose body washed up on a Boston Harbor beach can have their own autopsy conducted on her remains. Rachelle Bond and Michael McCarthy were charged last month...
Dear Bella Bond
You were not possessed. It was not your "time to die." You were a sweet, innocent baby who was probably hungry or needed comforting. A mother's love was something you clearly never received. So as you cried for her, or anyone to acknowledge your presence and fill a need, you were instead met with hatred and an evil I cannot bear to imagine...
No Bail For Accused Baby Killer
A Massachusetts judge has ordered the mother of Baby Doe to be held on $1 million cash bond and the mother's boyfriend to be held without bail. Rachelle Bond is the mother of 2-year-old Bella Bond, who was found dead in a trash bag washed up on a Boston Harbor island on June 25...
Baby Doe Now Identified
There's a murder charge in connection with the death of "Baby Doe" in Massachusetts. "Baby Doe" was the name given to an unidentified child whose body was found in a trash bag months ago east of Logan Airport. She has been identified as Bella Bond, and her mother and her mother's boyfriend have been arrested...