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VIDEO: Artist who gave Baby Doe a face speaks out

The woman who helped identify Boston's Baby Doe -- Bella Bond -- spoke about the process of creating the heavily-distributed image.
Left, the computer rendition of Baby Doe. Right, an actual photo of Bella Bond.National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the Suffolk County DA's Office

The image of the brown-eyed girl in need of a name made spanned the reaches of T.V. and social media for over 80 days. The computer rendering of “Baby Doe” was all the world knew of Bella Bond prior to the arrest of her mother and mother’s boyfriend.

Related:Mom shot up heroin with boyfriend, stuffed Baby Doe in fridge following tot's murder

Christi Andrews, a forensic artist at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, used morgue photos and autopsy information to recreate the picture of the child found in a trash bag on the shores of Deer Island in June.

Background: From Baby Doe to Bella Bond, a timeline

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“She was not treated well,’’ she said. “And when you hear about cases like that, it breaks your heart.’’

Watch Andrews' interview below:

 
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