Irish nanny accused of murdering infant in US may get bail

Aisling Brady McCarthy
Aisling Brady McCarthy

Bill Marcus

Tue, Apr 28, 2015, 19:56
First published: Tue, Apr 28, 2015, 19:31
Aisling Brady McCarthy, a Co Cavan woman who has been in jail in the US for more than two years following the death of an infant in her care, may be eligible for bail next month.

A Massachusetts court heard on Tuesday that a review is now underway of all the medical reports which initially led the state medical examiner to determine that Ms McCarthy should be charged with the murder of Rehma Sabir (one) in Cambridge, Massachusetts in January 2013. Ms Brady McCarthy has pleaded not guilty.

In a half-hour pre-trial hearing held in Woburn, Massachusetts, Middlesex Superior Court Judge Maureen Hogan instructed attorneys for the government and those representing Ms McCarthy to return to court on May 5th, the day before the trial had been set to begin, to provide an update.

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