Post Press Conference Statement

In addition to the information provided at today’s press event, the Boston Police Homicide Unit states that there is no evidence to suggest that Ms. Samuels was the victim of a random attack that may have occurred within the area of her ultimate discovery. There is no information to suggest that the victim had been in the area prior to that general time period. Information known at this point in the investigation suggests that Ms. Samuels was deceased prior to the setting of the fire.