TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Boston Marathon bombing suspect out of hospital

Daily Photo Galleries

By The Associated Press
Friday, April 26, 2013, 6:57 a.m.
 

BOSTON — The surviving Boston Marathon bombings suspect has been released from a civilian hospital and transferred to a federal medical detention center in central Massachusetts.

The U.S. Marshals Service said Friday that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev left Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center overnight and was taken to the Federal Medical Center Devens, about 40 miles west of Boston.

The facility, on the decommissioned Fort Devens U.S. Army base, treats federal prisoners and detainees who require specialized long-term medical or mental health care.

The 19-year-old Tsarnaev is recovering from a gunshot wound to the throat and other injuries suffered during his attempted getaway.

The Massachusetts college student was charged with setting off the shrapnel-packed pressure-cooker bombs that killed three people and wounded more than 260 at the marathon finish line April 15.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Pa. Treasurer McCord resigns without explanation, to leave Feb. 12
  2. Starkey: What are Penguins, Pirates up to?
  3. Wintry mix of rain, freezing rain and snow bearing down on Pittsburgh area
  4. Pitt’s 2015 schedule includes 5 road games in 1st 7 games
  5. Beaver County man arrested in 24-year-old Clinton County cold case
  6. BNY Mellon is putting iconic Citizens Bank Tower up for sale
  7. Beer spills onto Route 22 when delivery truck collides with coal truck
  8. Capitals dominate overmatched Penguins in win at Verizon Center
  9. Police stop car in Beltzhoover, find body in back seat
  10. Audit cautions officials about lax cash-handling policies at Schenley Park skating rink
  11. Lapierre eager to make mark with Penguins