WINTHROP (CBS) — Bella Bond’s paternal grandmother Patricia Quinn visited Deer Island on Sunday, a year and a day after the 2-year-old’s body was found ashore.
“I only had her for 9 months, and I enjoyed every moment with her, she was just an angel,” Quinn said.READ MORE: 5-Month Old 'Fenway Baby' Becomes Crowd Favorite At Red Sox Game
Saturday marked the one-year anniversary Bella’s body was discovered on the beach in a plastic bag by a passerby. She was known for months as “Baby Doe” until her identity could be verified.READ MORE: Man Charged With Child Porn After Allegedly Dressing Like A Woman, Taking Pictures In Wrentham Outlets Bathroom
Flowers and candles were left near her shrine in Winthrop over the weekend.
Quinn, who held vigil for Bella at her shrine on Sunday, said she last saw Bella in 2013 when Bella was only 8 months old.MORE NEWS: Boston To Remove Tents At 'Mass And Cass' Homeless Encampments; Public Health Crisis Declared