At the end of June, a dead toddler was found on Deer Island, near Boston. She remains unidentified, and the whole thing is awful. Authorities have circulated a forensic photo of what she may have looked like when alive:
Hopefully someone will be able to identify this girl, and there can be closure. Even if that happens, however, the implications of this rather disturbing quote will remain:
“If she looked like this in life, I think we can all agree she’s precious and she really deserves the dignity of a funeral and a burial and in her own name,” Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley told CNN on Thursday.
But what if she hadn’t been cute, Mr. Conley?