TWO ENGAGED BOSTON DOCTORS KILLED INSIDE THEIR PENTHOUSE BY EX-CONVICT, THROATS SLIT AND SUSPECT WOUNDED BY COPS
- Dr Richard Field and Dr Lina Bolanos were killed in their apartment Friday night
( Daily Mail ) Two respected Boston doctors were killed in their penthouse apartment, with their throats slit, on Friday night.
Police were met by gunshots from the doctors’ killer when they arrived at the $1.9million penthouse apartment in South Boston where Dr Richard Field and Dr Lina Bolanos lived.
Bampumim Teixeira, 30, did not hit police officers before they shot him multiple times and wounded him. He was taken to Tufts Medical Center for treatment for non-life threatening injuries.
Boston police were called to the apartment on Friday night after hearing reports of a man with a gun. They responded around 8.45pm.
When officers finally entered the apartment, they saw the bodies of Field, 49, and Bolanos, 38, whose throats had been slit.
Their hands were bound, blood and messages of retribution were on the walls and photos of the two doctors in the apartment had been cut up, according to the Boston Globe.
The motive for the killings are unknown, but police say the crime does not appear to be random, according to WCVB. Officials have also said that the two doctors and their killer knew each other.
‘(For) someone to come here, go up to the 11th floor, to the penthouse, we got to believe that somehow there was some type of knowledge of each other,’ Boston Police Commissioner William B Evans said.
The apartment building has a special security system. In order to get inside and to use the elevator, a special key is needed, according to CBS Boston.