Thomson Reuters Foundation

Inform - Connect - Empower

Three people questioned in connection with Boston bombings

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Sat, 20 Apr 2013 02:47 GMT
Author: Reuters
Tweet Recommend Google + LinkedIn Email Print
Leave us a comment

(Adds details)

NEW YORK, April 19 (Reuters) - Three people in New Bedford, Massachusetts were questioned and released on Friday in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings, law enforcement officials said.

The announcement came as police captured Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, one of two brothers suspected of carrying out the twin blasts on Monday that killed three people and injured 176 others at the finish line of the Boston foot race. His brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was killed overnight.

"No one was detained. No one was arrested," a spokesman with the Massachusetts FBI office said.

Earlier in the evening, Lieutenant Robert Richard of the New Bedford Police said that two men and one woman had been questioned "on the assumption there is an affiliation with suspect number two" - a reference to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (Reporting by Edith Honan and Jonathan Allen; Editing by Stacey Joyce and Paul Simao)

We welcome comments that advance the story through relevant opinion, anecdotes, links and data. If you see a comment that you believe is irrelevant or inappropriate, you can flag it to our editors by using the report abuse links. Views expressed in the comments do not represent those of the Thomson Reuters Foundation. For more information see our Acceptable Use Policy.

comments powered by Disqus
Most Popular
LATEST SLIDESHOW

Latest slideshow

See allSee all
FEATURED JOBS
Featured jobs