Boston Police tweet: "CAPTURED!!! The hunt is over." - WRBL

Boston Police tweet: "CAPTURED!!! The hunt is over."

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Boston Police tweet: CAPTURED!!! The hunt is over. The search is done. The terror is over. And justice has won. Suspect in custody.

Boston Police tweet: "Suspect in custody. Officers sweeping the area. Stand by for further info."

WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) - Boston Police say a 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings is in custody after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother and accomplice dead.

Police announced via Twitter that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was in custody. His brother, 26-year-old Tamerlan, was killed Friday in a furious attempt to escape police.

The brothers are suspects in Monday's marathon bombings, which killed three people and wounded more than 180 others. The men are also suspected of killing a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer in his vehicle late Thursday.

Authorities in Boston had suspended all mass transit and warned close to 1 million people in the entire city and some of its suburbs to stay indoors as the hunt for the remaining suspect went on.

 

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