Anniversary Tribute Honors Heroes and Victims of Marathon Blasts Boston will pause for one somber day to observe what happened exactly one year earlier, when two bombs shattered tradition, glass and bodies.
Why the marathon? Three spectators died: Homemade bomb An investigator holds the remains of a pressure cooker, used to make a bomb, found at the scene. June 2, 2015 - Dias Kadyrbayev, a friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who pleaded guilty in August 2014, is sentenced to 72 months in prison for obstructing justice.
The Watertown man immediately called 911, police arrived and surrounded the boat, and the alleged terrorist, who was wounded from the earlier gun battle, was taken into custody. Details of the four-hour session are not immediately released. After an intense manhunt, police captured one of the bombing suspects, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose older brother and fellow suspect, 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, died following a shootout with law enforcement.
They have not revealed the location. April 16 The unfinished meals of fleeing customers are left on tables at an outdoor restaurant the day after the bombing. December 22, 2015 - Stephen Silva, the man who loaned Tsarnaev the gun that was later used to kill an MIT officer, is sentenced to time served and three years supervised probation. A bomb squad determined the device is a high voltage fuse that probably came off of a utility truck, authorities said.
Sister of Boston Bombing Suspect Arrested. DesLauriers is less certain about what happened in real life. April 19, 2013 - Boston police identify the bombers as Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, brothers from Cambridge, Massachusetts. The first modern marathon was held at the 1896 Olympics in Athens.
Bystanders help 17-year-old Sydney Corcoran at the scene of the first explosion on Boylston Street near the finish line. Testimony lasts 15 days. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev That day, April 19, the Boston area was put on lockdown, with schools closed, public transportation service suspended and people advised to stay inside their homes, as police conducted door-to-door searches in Watertown and military-style vehicles patrolled the streets.
Norden and Paul Norden, two brothers who lost legs in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, say they're focused on moving forward.
Police there now say a place has been found and that the remains are no longer in Worcester. More from Explosions At Boston Marathon. There are seven level-one trauma centers in Boston, including two pediatric level-one centers, most within five to 10 minutes of the bombing site on Boylston Street.
In the immediate aftermath of the bombing, media outreach was excellent. Investigators have suggested the Tsarnaevs were motivated by extremist Islamic beliefs but planned and carried out the bombings on their own and were not connected to any terrorist groups.