BREAKING: AP: Surviving Boston bomb suspect identified as Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, Mass. -SS—
The Associated Press (@AP) April 19, 2013
One suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing was reportedly killed. The second suspect is now being identified as 19-year-old Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev of Cambridge, Mass., and is reportedly still at large.
The two suspects are reportedly brothers from an area near Chechnya, and lived in the United States for at least a year.
Earlier police scanner activity identified missing Brown University student Sunil Tripathi as a possible suspect. NBC reports that he is not a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing.
More on Dzhokhar Tsarnaev:
Social media pages and other websites with the name Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are starting to make the rounds.
Note the last login on the following profile was yesterday:
Was Dzhokhar Tsarnaev registered to vote in Massachusetts?
The dead suspect is being identified as 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, brother of Dzhokhar.
This YouTube channel bearing Tamerlan’s name is spreading on social media.
Possible email address:
According to CNN, the brothers are Muslim.
NBC reports Dzhokhar “drove over his brother’s body” to get away from the MIT shootout with police.
A voter registration for Tamerlan:
A website that appears to have a quote attributed to Tamerlan says, “I don’t have a single American friend, I don’t understand them.” More text from that page: “Originally from Chechnya, but living in the United States since five years.”
Tamerlan reportedly became a legal U.S. resident in 2007.
This flier from the Boston Regional Intelligence Center is circulating:
All Boston residents are reportedly being asked to remain indoors.
An interview with the Tsarnaev brothers’ uncle:
Possible third “person of interest”?
The suspect’s father reportedly called him a “true angel.”
The brothers were reportedly Kyrgyz passport holders.
FBI wanted poster:
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Twitchy will monitor this developing story and update as details emerge.