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Day 3 of Jury Deliberations in Bella Bond Trial Ends With No Verdict

Jurors have deliberated for nearly 16 hours so far

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    The jury in the Massachusetts murder trial of a man charged with killing a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe is expected to resume deliberations on Thursday morning. (Published Thursday, June 22, 2017)

    The third day of jury deliberations in the Massachusetts murder trial of a man charged with killing a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe ended without a verdict.

    Jurors were dismissed for the day on Thursday without reaching a verdict. They have now deliberated for about 16 hours.

    Trial Underway for Man Accused of Killing Bella BondTrial Underway for Man Accused of Killing Bella Bond

    Michael McCarthy is accused of killing the daughter of his ex-girlfriend Rachelle Bond in 2015.

    McCarthy's lawyer told jurors during closing arguments Tuesday the girl's mother is the real killer and created a "web of lies" to blame him.

    A prosecutor conceded Rachelle Bond behaved badly but said there's no evidence she killed her daughter.

    The little girl's body washed ashore on a Boston Harbor island. A composite image of the girl was shared by millions of people on social media after she was dubbed Baby Doe by authorities trying to determine her identity.

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