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Charges In The Amy Lord Murder Case

In this surveillance photograph made available by the Boston Police Department, Amy Lord, a 24-year-old woman from the South Boston neighborhood, steps out of a Jeep on Tuesday morning July 23, 2013, in Boston. Lord was found stabbed to death in a Boston park after she was abducted and taken to several banks to withdraw money before she was killed, Boston police said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Boston Police Department)

In this surveillance photograph made available by the Boston Police Department, Amy Lord, a 24-year-old woman from the South Boston neighborhood, steps out of a Jeep on Tuesday morning July 23, 2013, in Boston. Lord was found stabbed to death in a Boston park after she was abducted and taken to several banks to withdraw money before she was killed, Boston police said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Boston Police Department)

Boston police believe they have man responsible for the brutal abduction and murder of 24-year old South Boston resident Amy Lord last week.

Edwin Alemany is currently in Bridgewater State Hospital undergoing a psychiatric examination, after his arrest last week in connection with a pair of other attacks against women in the same area were Lord was abducted.

Police say DNA evidence has linked Alemany to the Lord murder.

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