BOSTON —One of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, who was killed overnight in a shootout with law enforcement officials, is being described as a “true angel.”
Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, was killed in the Watertown shootout. His brother, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the other suspected bomber, remained on the run early Friday.
The brother’s father described the dead man as a “true angel,” saying his son was a gifted student who had aspirations to become a doctor.
The brothers grew up in Chechnya and moved to the United States in 2003 to start a new life.
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