Former security guard acts cool after committing multiple homicide, smiling and bantering in court
Bampumim Teixeira,grinned in court, Monday as prosecutor reveals how he bound victims with duct tape and used a carving knife to slit their throats’
Former security guard ‘who killed engaged Drs Lina Bolanos and Richard Field in their multi-million dollar Boston penthouse, on May 5
Bampumim Teixeira, 30, pled not guilty and was ordered held without bail in the double homicide of Drs Lina Bolanos and Richard Field
Bolanos, 38, and Field, 49, were found bound and with their throats slit inside their penthouse apartment in South Boston
Prosecutor says Teixeira, who had worked as a guard in the complex a year earlier, evaded security to sneak inside the luxury condo building
He ambushed Field and Bolanos who were engaged to be married later this year when they returned home
Police later found one backpack filled with Bolanos’ jewelry and another containing BB guns, a knife and duct tape
Suspect was shot by police at the scene but has since recovered enough to stride into courtroom acting like his crimes are no big deal
Couple’s hands were bound, blood and messages of retribution were on the walls, photos cut up
Teixeira’s prior conviction was for larceny and passing notes demanding money from the same bank in 2014 and 2016
Facing Teixeira two counts first-degree murder, armed robbery, kidnapping by confinement and armed home invasion
Killer security guard Bampumim Teixeira grins on Monday at his arraignment for the May 5 slaughter of Boston doctors Richard Field and Lina Bolanos with a large carving knife
A former security guard charged with killing two engaged doctors in their luxury Boston condominium snuck into the building through the garage and lay in wait for the victims, whom he restrained with duct tape and then used a large carving knife to slit their throats, a prosecutor revealed on Monday.
A grinning Bampumim Teixeira was ordered held without bail after pleading not guilty in Suffolk Superior Court to charges including two counts of murder.
Teixeira, 30, of Chelsea, tied up and stabbed 38-year-old Dr. Lina Bolanos and 49-year-old Dr Richard Field in their home on May 5, prosecutor John Pappas said in summarizing details of the case.
British born Richard Field an anesthesiologist at North Shore Pain Management, and Lina Bolanos [right] a pediatric anesthesiologist at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Hospital ware planning their wedding for later this year
Alleged mkiller Bampumim Teixeira [center], stares unflinching in court during arraignment Monday
Teixeira pled not guilty to two counts of first-degree murder, armed robbery, kidnapping by confinement and armed home invasion.
Field, a British-born anesthesiologist at North Shore Pain Management, was due to marry Bolanos, a pediatric anesthesiologist at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Hospital, later this year.
The couple’s friends and family sobbed inside the courtroom Monday as the prosecutor detailed their loved ones’ final moments, reported CBS Boston.
Teixeira was spotted hanging around outside the building where he had briefly worked as a concierge at around 2.40pm on May 5, several hours before the doctors were found slaughtered inside their penthouse unit, Pappas said.
Boston doctors Richard Field and Lina Bolanos have their throats slit in their penthouse by Bampumim Teixeir
At around 3.50pm, he made his way inside the garage, then possibly took the stairs up to the 11th floor and hid in an unlocked utility room outside the couple’s $1.9million penthouse.
Bolanos got home from work at 5pm and Field at 6.30pm.
Police received the first call about the deadly home invasion just before 8.40pm after a friend of Field’s got a text message from him saying there was a gunman in his home and that it was serious.
The pair of Boston area doctors were found dead after being bound with duct tape and having their throats slit with a carving knife
Bampumim Teixeira attacked the couple in their 11th floor penthouse at this luxury condominium building. He had worked as a guard in the complex
High-end crime scene: Police made the grisly discovery inside the couple’s 11th floor penthouse at this luxury condominium building
When officers responded to the 11th floor apartment they found a set of keys outside the door and warned the police had arrived.
After knocking first, the cops used the keys to enter the unit, where they made a ‘grisly discovery,’ both doctors already dead from ‘massive trauma’ in separate locations, Pappas said.
The officers performed a protective sweep of the darkened residence and soon encountered an unknown person – later identified as Teixeira – wearing dark clothing. holding what appeared to be a gun. The two officers shot him two times and injuring him. Teixeira, 30, was transported to Tufts Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
Officers found one backpack full of Bolanos’ jewelry and another containing BB guns, duct tape and a large carving knife.
Teixeira was arraigned in his hospital bed at Tufts Medical Center in Boston after he was shot by police during his arrest. He has since been held without bail
Matching funerary urns during Field and Bolanos’ during their joint funeral