New findings in case of slain Boston physicians: 7 things to know

New information suggests the 30-year-old man suspected of killing two Boston physicians Friday evening may have previously worked as a concierge in their condominium complex, according to The Washington Post.

Here are seven things to know about the incident.

1. A Boston police report revealed Bampumim Teixeira previously worked at the condominium complex where 49-year-old Richard Field, MD, lived with his 38-year-old fiancé Lina Bolanos, MD. The report refutes previous claims made by Boston police during a press conference Monday stating the suspect did not know either victim. Both physicians were anesthesiologists at various health facilities in Boston.

2. An email sent by the condominium complex's management to People confirmed that Mr. Teixeira briefly held a concierge position at the building sometime before 2016, according to The Washington Post.

3. A resident of the building told a local television station: "You can't get up [the building] without a key. The elevators wouldn't even open the door for you without a key. So there's no access unless someone lets you in," according to the Post.

3. Drs. Field and Bolanos were found slain in their luxury home in South Boston around 8:45 p.m. Friday. Police said both victims had their hands tied and their throats cut. Officials also said they found "a message of retribution on the wall," a backpack filled with jewelry and multiple cut-up photographs of the couple, according to the Post. It is unclear where the jewelry came from.

4. Boston Police Commissioner William Evans previously stated police responded to a call at the condominium complex Friday evening regarding a man with a gun. Police initially stated that Mr. Teixeira opened fire when officers confronted him at the door, and officers fired back and injured him. Mr. Teixeira was placed into custody and taken to Tufts Medical Center in Boston to be treated. Several officers hit by gunfire were also taken to the hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries, according to The Washington Post.

5. However, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley contradicted those claims during a press conference Monday. He said it appeared Mr. Teixeira did not shoot at police and that police did not find a gun on him after he was captured.

6. Officials held Mr. Teixeira's arraignment in his hospital room Monday afternoon, where he was charged with two counts of murder. A judge entered not guilty pleas to both counts on his behalf. It is unclear whether Mr. Teixeira had obtained a lawyer for the proceedings, according to The Washington Post.

7. Mr. Teixeira was recently released from a house of corrections in April, where he had been sentenced to stay for nearly a year after pleading guilty to two counts of larceny for his involvement in two bank robberies in 2014 and 2016.

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