Police report details how Amy Lord died

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Before he left her body in the Stony Brook Reservation last week, Edwin J. Alemany allegedly stabbed and strangled Amy Lord, according to a police report unsealed Friday.

The report said the 24-year-old from South Boston died from “sharp force injuries to the neck and torso and asphyxia by strangulation.”

The evidence against Alemany, 28, a former busboy, includes “extensive video footage, forensic evidence, including DNA and witness statements, all of which connect Alemany to the area of the abduction in South Boston, the victim’s vehicle, the area of her recovery, as well as to the victim herself,” according to the report.

Jeffrey A. Denner, a Boston criminal defense attorney, is representing Alemany, who is undergoing psychological evaluations at Bridgewater State Hospital, where the two met.

“He was competent to speak to me, and I felt he understood who I was and what was going on,” Denner said.

Friday evening, attorney Raffi Yessayan defended his client, the Boston detective under investigation for not charging Alemany in an attack last fall. The detective, Jerome Hall-Brewster, has been stripped of his badge and will appeal the demotion.

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