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Police: Bloody pillow found in Mass. tot’s crib

This undated booking photograph provided by Middlesex District Attorney's office shows Aisling McCarthy Brady. Brady nanny was charged with assault

This undated booking photograph provided by the Middlesex District Attorney's office shows Aisling McCarthy Brady. Brady, a nanny, was charged with assault and battery of a one-year-old girl who subsequently died. Brady was arraigned Tuesday Jan. 22, 2013 at Cambridge, Mass. District Court. Brady, who lives in Quincy, Mass. arrived from Ireland in 2002 on a tourist visa, plead not guilty. (AP Photo/Middlesex District Attorney's office)

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BOSTON — Investigators say a pillow, blanket and baby wipes stained with blood were found in the bedroom of the 1-year-old Massachusetts girl who died after she was allegedly assaulted by her Irish nanny.

Aisling (ASH’-ling) McCarthy Brady is being held on $500,000 bail near Boston after pleading not guilty Tuesday to an assault charge.

Authorities say she could be charged with murder after an autopsy is completed on Rehma Sabir, a Cambridge infant who was hospitalized with head injuries on Jan. 14 — her first birthday — and died two days later.

In court documents filed Tuesday, state police said they found a bloody blanket and pillow in a crib and blood-stained baby wipes discarded in a diaper pail.

Brady’s lawyer says her client had no role in the baby’s death.



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