Police: Boston Bomb Suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev Buried

9:46 AM, May 9, 2013   |    comments
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John Bacon, USA TODAY

Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, killed in shootout with police days after the blast, has been buried at an undisclosed location, police in Worcester, Mass., said Thursday.

"As a result of our public appeal for help, a courageous and compassionate individual came forward to provide the assistance needed to properly bury the deceased," Sgt. Kerry Hazelhurst said.

Hazelhurst said the body was no longer in Worcester. Reading a statement, he thanked "all of the officers who worked the security detail at the funeral home and acknowledge their professionalism and dedication."

Tsarnaev's body had been at the Graham Putnam & Mahoney Funeral Parlors for a week. Funeral home director Peter Stefan and Tsarnaev's uncle, Ruslan Tsarni, had been looking for a gravesite.

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