BOSTON, April 26 (Reuters) – Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been moved to a prison medical center from the hospital where he had been held since his arrest a week ago while recovering from gunshot wounds, U.S. officials said on Friday.
The 19-year-old ethnic Chechen, wounded in a night-time shootout with police on April 18 hours after authorities released pictures of him and his older brother as suspects, was formally charged on Monday and could face the death penalty if convicted. His brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, died in the shootout.
BOSTON, April 26 (Reuters) – Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been moved to a prison at Fort Devens, Massachusetts, from the hospital where he had been held since his arrest a week ago, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Friday.
The 19-year-old ethnic Chechen, who was badly wounded in an overnight shootout last week with police hours after authorities released pictures of him and his older brother, also a suspect, had previously been held at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where some of the victims were also being treated.
BOSTON/CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts (Reuters) – Thousands of law enforcement agents from around the United States were to attend a memorial on Wednesday for a university police officer who authorities say was shot dead by the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, with Vice President Joe Biden to speak at the ceremony.
The service at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology honours Sean Collier, 26, who police say was killed by brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on campus on Thursday night. Tamerlan, 26, was killed in a separate shootout with police. Dzhokhar, 19, was captured and criminally charged from a hospital bed where he is recovering from gunshot wounds.
BOSTON (Reuters) – Thousands of law enforcement agents from around the country plan to attend a memorial on Wednesday for a campus police officer who authorities say was slain by the accused Boston Marathon bombers, and Vice President Joe Biden is slated to speak at the ceremony.
The service at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology honors 26-year-old Sean Collier, who police say was shot and killed by Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the MIT campus on Thursday night.
/BOSTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers grilled top security officials on Tuesday about the handling of the Boston Marathon bombing investigation and why one of the suspects flagged as a possible Islamist radical was not tracked more closely.
FBI officials briefed members of Congress behind closed doors in Washington about the investigation into the April 15 blasts that killed three people and injured 264 others.
BOSTON (Reuters) – As Massachusetts’ top public defender, Miriam Conrad has represented people charged with everything from drug violations to plotting to fly a remote-controlled plane full of explosives into the Pentagon.
Now she takes the highest-profile assignment in her 21 years as a public defender: representing Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, accused of using a weapon of mass destruction in last week’s Boston Marathon bombing that resulted in three deaths and 264 injuries. He could face the death penalty.
/BOSTON (Reuters) – The wife of the dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect is assisting authorities and she is in absolute shock that her husband and brother-in-law were accused of the deadly blasts, her lawyer said on Tuesday.
The 19-year-old brother-in-law Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who survived shootouts with police and has been criminally charged, was upgraded to “fair” from “serious” condition on Tuesday at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Boston said.
BOSTON, April 22 (Reuters) – A day of remembrance in
Massachusetts reached around the world.
Hundreds of mourners crowded outside a suburban Boston
church on Monday for the first of a series of funerals for the
victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. It was followed by an
evening university service for another young life cut short,
this time a student from China.
BOSTON (Reuters) – Prosecutors formally charged Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with the bombings at the Boston Marathon in a hearing held on Monday in his hospital room, accusing him of crimes that carry the possibility of the death penalty.
The 19-year-old ethnic Chechen can be seen in video taken by security cameras placing a backpack near the finish line of the world-renowned race last Monday, the criminal complaint said, alleging he acted in concert with his older brother, who was killed during a shootout with police early Friday.
BOSTON (Reuters) – Federal prosecutors charged badly wounded Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in his hospital bed on Monday, but details of the charges were sealed, a U.S. court official said.
“There has been a sealed complaint filed,” said Gary Wente, circuit executive for the U.S. Courts for the First Circuit, who said a magistrate judge was present when Tsarnaev was charged at his bed in Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston. Tsarnaev was listed in serious condition.