BOSTON, MA — Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seen standing behind 8-year-old Martin Richard, who was killed in the explosion in a picture just released by the FBI. The backpack, believed to hold the pressure cooker explosives is on the ground in the photo The bag is two feet away from 8-year-old Martin Richard. The boy’s sister and mother were also injured when the bomb exploded. Richard’s mother reportedly lost her leg in the attack.
The FBI named Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his 26-year-old brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, as suspects in the bombing. Tamerlan was shot and killed by Boston police in the overnight hours of Friday, April 19. Boston police said the brothers shot and killed a police officer, stole a vehicle and threw explosives at law enforcement officers pursuing them during the overnight hours.
Police and other law enforcement agencies continued a massive manhunt for the younger Tsarnaev brother who managed to elude officers in the chase.