Dzhokhar left note in boat blaming U.S. wars

Scrawled on the bullet-riddled boat innards, a message reportedly explaining the Boston bombings


Natasha Lennard
May 16, 2013 4:30PM (UTC)

According to sources, Dhzokhar Tsarnaev scrawled a message on the inside of the boat in which he hid from police, claiming responsibility for the Boston Marathon bombing. The message may serve as admissible evidence, containing similar content to comments the suspect gave investigators before he was read his Miranda rights. CBS reported:

Scrawled with a pen on the interior wall of the cabin, said the bombings were retribution U.S. military action in Afghanistan and Iraq, and called the Boston victims collateral damage in the way Muslims have been in the American-led wars. "When you attack one Muslim, you attack all Muslims," the note added.

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