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Nanny to face trial in girl’s death

WOBURN — A Middlesex Superior Court judge refused Thursday to dismiss murder charges against an Irish nanny accused of fatally beating a 1-year-old Cambridge girl, but threw out a charge of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

Judge S. Jane Haggerty said prosecutors appropriately argued to a grand jury that the nanny, Aisling Brady McCarthy, was the only person with the child when she sustained fatal injuries.

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