BABY LISA BREAK?: Reports Suggest Handyman "Jersey" Bragged About Being Paid to Steal Lisa Irwin
New leads continue to surface in the case of missing Missouri baby Lisa Irwin, and if today's allegation is proven true, it could change the course of the entire investigation.
The attorney for Lisa's family, John Picerno, spoke to Megyn Kelly on today's America Live with reaction to the claim by a person in Kansas City that the handyman known as "Jersey" was heard bragging about being paid $300 to steal the then-10-month-old Lisa Irwin from her home.
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According to Picerno, the mother of a teen girl says her daughter admitted
that a friend of hers was told by "Jersey" that he'd been hired to "get" the young Irwin baby. That friend, for whom Picerno says he still doesn't have a name, told this to the teen, who in turn told her mother. That woman came forward to authorities with the information.
Picerno spoke with the girl this past week and says he believed her allegations, however he still wants to interview the man who initially had the conversation with "Jersey" himself.
Police have been alerted to the new claim, Picerno said, and the family's legal counsel has been in contact with the FBI on a daily basis.
New information has also come out on the cell phone records of Deborah Bradley, on whose phone a 50-second outgoing call was reportedly made to that of Megan Wright at 11:57 p.m. on the night Lisa vanished. Picerno's investigators spoke with phone company Verizon, who said that from the early afternoon on the day in question, Bradley's phone could make outgoing calls even though a restriction had been placed on it. However, any such call would not be received by the intended party.
So then, how can the call that lasted nearly one minute be explained? Picerno said there are still no concrete answers.
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