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Former Wilbraham Cheerleader Murdered in Boston

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Former Wilbraham Cheerleader Murdered in Boston

A former high school cheerleader from Wilbraham has been stabbed to death in Boston.  The body of Amy Lord was found Tuesday at Stony Brook Reservation in Hyde Park.  The 2007 Minnechaug graduate was reportedly abducted by two men near her South Boston apartment Tuesday morning.  She was forced to withdraw money from five ATMs before being killed.  Her car was set on fire and found by police in South Boston.  Hundreds turned out for a candlelight vigil in Wilbraham Wedneseday night.

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