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Police ‘close’ to answer in South Boston slaying

Residents, authorities meet tonight

Boston police are “real close” to determining who kidnapped and fatally stabbed 24-year-old South Boston resident Amy Lord, Boston Police Superintendent William Evans said Sunday, as officials prepared to hold a community meeting Monday evening to address citizens’ fears.

“It’s progressing very well . . . I’m confident we’re headed in the right direction,” Evans said in a phone interview.

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