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Man charged in slayings of 2 engaged doctors due in court

FILE - In this July 10, 2017, file photo, Bampumim Teixeira, center, is arraigned in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston before Clerk Magistrate Edward Curley. Teixeira, charged in the slayings of two engaged doctors in their Boston luxury condominium, is expected to face a judge in Suffolk Superior Court on Tuesday, Sept. 12. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool, File)

BOSTON (AP) — 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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