BOSTON - A childhood friend of the man accused of killing a 2-year-old girl whose body washed up on a Boston Harbor island in 2015 says the defendant believed he could drive demons out of a person's home.
Bella was known for months only as “Baby Doe,” as investigators desperately struggled to identify her. A composite image was shared by millions of people around the world with the hopes of identifying her.
Michael Sprinsky testified Wednesday in Michael McCarthy's murder trial. He says McCarthy was interested in the supernatural.
Sprinsky says he met up with Rachelle at a gas station and she told him about Bella's death. (cont)— Crystal Haynes (@crystalhaynes) May 31, 2017
Sprinsky not allowed to tell jury what was said exactly because it's considered hearsay.— Crystal Haynes (@crystalhaynes) May 31, 2017
McCarthy's lawyer on Tuesday rejected the prosecution's claim McCarthy killed the girl because he believed she had become possessed by a demon. The defense attorney says it was the girl's mother, Rachelle Bond, who wrote about children possessed by demons.
TEXT:— Crystal Haynes (@crystalhaynes) May 31, 2017
Sprinsky: She told me everything. Can't stop puking. You killed Bella, bro.
Prosecutors say Sprinsky helped authorities identify her.
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