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Body of suspected Boston Marathon bomber buried

Thursday, May 09, 2013 - 00:52

May 9 - Police say Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body has been buried -- ending the debate about where to bury the suspected Boston Marathon bomber. Deborah Gembara reports.

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EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: AUDIO QUALITY ON THE POLICE SOUNDBITE IS AS INCOMING Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body is no longer in limbo at this Worcester Massachusetts funeral home. Police say the Boston marathon bombing suspect's body has been buried but didn't specify the location. Sergeant Kerry Hazelhurst. SOUNDBITE: Sergeant Kerry Hazelhurst saying: "A courageous and compassionate individual came forward to provide the assistance to properly bury the deceased." The question of where to bury Tsarnaev been a thorny one for local officials after several cemeteries refused to accept his body. Along with his brother, the 26-year-old ethnic Chechen is suspected of carrying out the marathon bombings that killed three people and injured 264.

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Body of suspected Boston Marathon bomber buried

Thursday, May 09, 2013 - 00:52