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Hundreds pay final respects to slain Boston doctors

FILE- This undated file photo provided by Massachusetts Eye and Ear shows Dr. Lina Bolanos, found dead with her fiancee Dr. Richard Field on Friday, May 5, 2017, by police at his condo in the Macallen Building in South Boston. Church services are set for Friday, May 12, for the two engaged doctors killed in their luxury penthouse condominium. Thirty-year-old Bampumim Teixeira has been charged with two counts of murder. (Garyfallia Pagonis/Massachusetts Eye and Ear via AP, File)

BOSTON (AP) — Family, friends and colleagues poured into a Boston church to pay final respects to two engaged doctors killed in their luxury Boston penthouse condominium last week.

Media were not allowed into Gate of Heaven Catholic church for Friday’s service, but those who attended told said it was a beautiful and emotional tribute to Drs. Lina Bolanos and Richard Field.

The doctors were remembered for their love of family, their sense of adventure and their dedication to their patients.

Nurse Melissa Bavin told The Boston Globe that Field was an amazing man and a friend to everyone.

Bampumim Teixeira has pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder in the deaths. He was shot by police at the scene.

Teixeira once worked at the condominium for about three weeks.

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