BOSTON (AP) - A Boston man accused of kidnapping, robbing and killing a 24-year-old woman and assaulting three other women has pleaded not guilty.
Edwin Alemany was ordered held without bail at his arraignment Wednesday in Suffolk Superior Court on charges including first-degree murder in connection with the July stabbing death of Amy Lord.
The 29-year-old Alemany was indicted last month in the death of the Wilbraham native who was living in South Boston.
Alemany is also charged in connection with three non-fatal attacks on women in their early 20s, two the same week Lord was killed.
Alemany has been held in a state psychiatric facility since pleading not guilty in district court.
Alemany's lawyer did not speak at Wednesday's court hearing but previously said his client has a history of untreated mental illness.
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