Jury deliberations in 'Baby Doe' murder trial nearing Day 5

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Posted: Jun 25, 2017 11:22 AM

BOSTON (AP) — Jury deliberations are to continue this week in the trial of a man accused of killing a 2-year-old girl known as "Baby Doe" after her body washed up on a Boston Harbor island.

Michael McCarthy is charged with first-degree murder in the 2015 death of the girl who was later identified as Bella Bond.

A computer-generated image of the child was shared by millions on social media as authorities tried to identify her after her body was found by a woman walking her dog on Deer Island.

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The girl's mother, Rachelle Bond, testified that McCarthy killed her daughter. McCarthy's lawyer said it was Bond who killed the girl.

The jury has deliberated for four days without reaching a verdict. Deliberations are set to resume Monday.