Tamerlan Anzorovich Tsarnaev[note 1]
Elista, Kalmyk ASSR, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Died||April 19, 2013
Watertown, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Cause of death||Gunshot wounds and blunt trauma|
|Resting place||Doswell, Virginia, U.S.|
|Residence||Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.|
|Citizenship||Russian and Kyrgyz with U.S. Permanent Residence Status (Application for US citizenship was in progress)|
|Spouse(s)||Karima Tsarnaev, born Katherine Russell (m. June 2010 – April 2013; his death)|
|Parent(s)||Anzor Tsarnaev and Zubeidat Tsarnaeva|
|Relatives||1 brother (Dzhokhar)
2 sisters (Ailina and Bella)
Tamerlan Anzorovich Tsarnaev (Тамерла́н Анзо́рович Царна́ев //; October 21, 1986 – April 19, 2013)[note 1] and his brother Dzhokhar Tsarnaev planted bombs at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. The bombings killed three people and reportedly injured as many as 264 others.
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Shortly after the Federal Bureau of Investigation declared them suspects in the bombings and released images of them, the Tsarnaev brothers killed an MIT police officer, carjacked an SUV. They soon engaged in a shootout with the police in the Boston suburb of Watertown.
According to the police, during the shootout Tamerlan was captured, but died partly as a result of his brother driving over him. He was 26 years old.
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References[change | change source]
- "Timeline: A look at Tamerlan Tsarnaev's past". CNN. April 22, 2013. Retrieved May 21, 2013.
- Bates, Daniel (April 24, 2013). "'They just wanted to get married': Why Boston bomber chose cramped office for wedding to Muslim convert wife". Mail Online. London. Retrieved May 20, 2013.
The wedding certificate ... lists the groom as Tamerlan Anzorovich Tsarnaev ... He was born in Kalmykia in Russia ...
- Ryan, Andrew; Wesley Lowery (May 10, 2013). "Sources: Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev is buried in Doswell, Va". Boston.com. NY Times Co.
- Radia, Kirit (April 22, 2013). "Boston Bomb Suspects' Mother Says Young Son Would Have Obeyed Big Brother". ABC News. Retrieved May 7, 2013.
- Obscura, Atlas. "Pronounce Boston bomb names: Listen to recording of names of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Tamerlan Tsarnaev". Slate. Retrieved April 28, 2013.
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- Kotz, Deborah (April 24, 2013). "Injury toll from Marathon bombs reduced to 264". Boston Globe.
- Murphy, Sean P. (May 6, 2013). "Bullet that nearly killed MBTA police officer in Watertown gunfight appears to have been friendly fire". Boston.com.