Police Find SUV Believed Linked to Boston Suspect

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

UPDATE 12:05PM

WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) -- Massachusetts State Police say a pair of brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings spent the night in a Honda CRV and used it to carjack a Mercedes SUV.

Police said Friday morning at a Watertown news conference that one of the brothers stayed with the carjacking victim for a few minutes and then let him go. They say one brother drove away in the CRV, and the other one drove away in the Mercedes.

Police say one then ditched the CRV and reunited with his brother in the Mercedes. Authorities say both suspects were in the Mercedes when they encountered police and hurled explosives at officers.
Twenty-six-year-old suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was killed.

The CRV was later recovered in Boston.
Nineteen-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remains on the loose.

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MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut State Police say a vehicle believed to be linked to a wanted Boston Marathon bombing suspect has been recovered.

Police said in a news release Friday that a gray Honda CRV with Massachusetts plates was found in Boston. Authorities had said earlier that the vehicle "could possibly be occupied by" the suspect wanted in the Boston attacks. The suspect has since been identified by law enforcement officials and family members as 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

His brother, 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaeve, was killed overnight. The news release provided scant other details about the vehicle. The two men are suspected of killing a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer late Thursday, then stealing a car at gunpoint. Monday's bombings killed three people and wounded more than 180 others.


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