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Baby death: Irish nanny charged

An Irish nanny living illegally in America has been charged with violently assaulting a baby who later died, US authorities said.

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Irish nanny accused of causing a 'devastating injury'

This is an extremely troubling case, where we allege the defendant violently assaulted a one-year-old child, causing a devastating head injury and broken bones.

Children are our most vulnerable victims and where, as here, the offender has been entrusted with the care of a child who depends on them, the allegations are all the more egregious.

– Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone

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