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

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Associated Press

Posted on January 23, 2013 at 2:36 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jan 23 at 2:37 PM

BOSTON (AP) — 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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