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Boston Marathon Bombing Case Study

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The Boston Marathon Bombing occurred on April 15, 2013. Three people died during the bombing. Several were injured two-hundred sixty more. (boston.com) The suspects were students at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Each suspect was arrested for the connection with the Bombing on May 1, 2013. There were several witnesses during their case. The charges were severe. Dzhokhar was ordered to pay restitution to the victims. There were a lot of law enforcement personnel involved in the case. Investigative techniques were used to link the suspects to the Bombing. Investigators had evidence to prove who set off the bombs during the marathon. Surveillance cameras showed two of the suspects. Dzhokhar was carrying a bag and a phone. The bombs were set off seconds away from each other. Two of the suspects were found by the police because they hijacked a car while using a gun and when the suspect escaped he went into a gas station and contacted the police and that’s when they received all the information they needed to get the suspects into custody. There were charges brought against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was the person that planned the bombing. He and his friends faced thirty counts of charges alleging that he and his brother set off bombs killing two women and an eight-year-old boy. Dzhokhar’s friends were charged with conspiracy, heroin trafficking, and obstruction of justice. Azamat was a citizen of Kazakhstan and he
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