Man accused of killing 15-year-old girl in Lowell threatened her before, prosecution says

Trevor Bady is accused of killing 15-year-old Alianah Dickey at her Lowell home hours before her eighth-grade graduation. Investigators say the couple was dating and Alianah had told others Bady was abusive

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A man accused of killing a 15-year-old girl over the weekend in Lowell, Massachusetts, was held without bail after his first court appearance on Tuesday.

Alianah Dickey was found dead inside her apartment on Lawrence Street on Saturday. Her boyfriend, 21-year-old Trevor Bady, was arrested Monday in connection with her death, the Middlesex District Attorney's Office said.



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Bady killed her hours before her eighth-grade graduation, the district attorney's office alleges. She was found in her bedroom with multiple gunshot wounds.

“He’s a coward. He couldn’t even show his face 21-year-old monster," said Tracy Smith, the victim's grandmother.

“I’m her oldest cousin. I love her so much. This really took a toll on me and my family," said Takara, Alianah's cousin.

The district attorney's office said Alianah and Brady had dated, and Alianah told others Brady was abusive.

“It’s not fair to her. She had a lot of plans and life. Beautiful girl. Beautiful," Smith said.

At his arraignment at Lowell District Court, prosecutors noted that Alianah had told others that he had hit her, causing bruises and a bloody lip.

"On June 12, 2024, Alianah confided in one person that this defendant made statements such as ‘I’m going to kill you, I’m going to kill your grandma’ and that he was going to shoot up her house and that he threatened to kidnap her and shoot her," the assistant district attorney said.

According to prosecutors, someone called police on June 14 to report a couple fighting.

“According to the caller, she heard a female screaming 'get off me, get away from me, I don’t want to be with you anymore.' The caller also heard- reported hearing gunshots," prosecutors said.

Prosecutors say Bady can be seen on camera going in a side door to Ahliana’s bedroom, then the couple going in and out of her building before Bady ultimately comes out the front door and runs down Lawrence Street. Prosecutors say he took an Uber to and from her home. That Uber driver later dropped him off in Nashua, New Hampshire, where his current girlfriend is living.

The Uber driver told police that Bady was sweating and running from the direction of the police when he picked him up near Lawrence Street, and claimed he made comments that he was set up and that he didn't fire the gun.

Bady was charged with murder, armed home invasion, using a firearm while committing a felony, unlawful possession of a firearm and ammunition and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building. He was held without bail. His attorney only spoke briefly in court on Tuesday. The next court date was set for July 30.

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