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Suspect in Slayings of 2 Doctors to Face Judge Tuesday



    Suspect in Luxury Condo Double Slaying Pleads Not Guilty

    Bampumim Teixeira was arraigned Monday in Suffolk Superior Court.

    (Published Monday, July 10, 2017)

    A man charged in the slayings of two engaged doctors in their Boston luxury condominium is due in court. 

    Bampumim Teixeira is expected to face a judge in Suffolk Superior Court on Tuesday. 

    Prosecutors say Teixeira bound and stabbed 38-year-old Dr. Lina Bolanos and 49-year-old Dr. Richard Field in their home in May. They say a carving knife was recovered from the apartment. 

    Police responding to a report of a man with a gun say they found Teixeira at the scene and believed he pointed or fired a weapon at them. Two officers shot him. Authorities later said he had not fired and a fake gun was found at the scene with a bag filled with Bolanos' jewelry. 

    Prosecutors say Teixeira had no known personal relationship with the victims. 

    Teixeira has pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges.

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