Lawyer Wants Charges Dismissed Against Worcester Mom With Dead Babies

CBS Boston

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A lawyer is seeking to have charges dismissed against a mother who lived in a filthy home where the skeletal remains of three babies were found.

Related: Owner Of Blackstone Home Where Babies Found Dead Hit With $46,000 Bill

A judge approved Keith Halpern’s request Friday in Worcester Superior Court allowing him to file motions to dismiss the charges against 31-year-old Erika Murray by Oct. 23, the Telegram & Gazette reported Saturday. Halpern is also seeking to suppress some evidence.

Halpern also said he may file a motion seeking funding to hire a forensic anthropologist to assist in Murray’s defense.

The babies’ remains were found in her Blackstone home last September.

I-Team: Police Visited Blackstone Home 29 Times Before Gruesome Discovery

The house was infested with rodents and insects, piled high with dirty diapers and contained dead animals. Workers in hazmat suits spent days cleaning out…

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