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Lawyer: Wife of dead Boston suspect "trying to come to terms"

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 01:36

April 23 - An attorney representing the wife of deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect says, she is ''trying to come to terms'' with Marathon bombing. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Miriam Weizenbaum, one of the attorney's representing Katherine Russell, the wife of deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, says she is doing all she can to assist federal authorities investigating last week's attack. (SOUNDBITE) (English) MIRIAM WEIZENBAUM, ATTORNEY FOR KATHERINE RUSSELL, WIFE OF DECEASED BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING SUSPECT TAMERLAN TSARNAEV, SAYING: "The reports of involvement by her husband and brother-in-law came as an absolute shock to them all. As a mother, a sister, a daughter, a wife, Katie deeply mourns the pain and loss to innocent victims, students, law enforcement officers, families and our community. In the aftermath of this tragedy, she, her daughter and her family are trying to come to terms with this event. Thank you." Three people were killed and and recently upped figure of 264 people were injured in last week's bomb attack at the Boston Marathon. Meanwhile Tamerlan's 19-year-old brother Dzhokhar, who survived shootouts with police and is facing charges that could carry the death penalty has now been upgraded to "fair" from "serious" condition according to authorities. Boston itself is also on the mend. On Tuesday, parts of the Boylston Street area near the crime scene have been reopened.

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Lawyer: Wife of dead Boston suspect "trying to come to terms"

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 01:36