Boston bomb suspect linked to 2011 killings
Ibragim Todashev, left, confessed to his role in a 2011 triple homicide in Massachusetts and also fingered Tamerlan Tsarnaev in the deaths, a federal law enforcement official said.
May 22nd, 2013
09:41 PM ET

Boston bomb suspect linked to 2011 killings

Deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev participated in a 2011 gruesome triple homicide outside Boston along with a Chechen killed early Wednesday during a confrontation with the FBI and Massachusetts State Police in Orlando, Florida, a federal law enforcement official told CNN.

Ibragim Todashev, who died during the interview with authorities, not only confessed to his direct role in slashing the throats of three people in Waltham, Massachusetts, but also fingered Tsarnaev in the deaths, the official said Wednesday.

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  1. BOMBO

    I can't wait to hear what the worthless mother has to say about this.

    May 23, 2013 at 12:20 am | Report abuse |
    • Melissa

      To an American, the Chechnyan Mom is a nut but for an islamic separatist who has been in a thirty year vicious separatist was with Russia, she's just a good mom raising good islamic jihadists. And the Mom didn't stamp "approved" on these guys' immigration applications – the US government did. They are here murdering Americans because your government is letting loons in. And those are among the ones they screen. Who knows what is wandering across the open border.

      May 23, 2013 at 8:56 am | Report abuse |
  2. Shariq

    Islam is a religion of peace. We are a nation of immigrants. Diversity is strength. Everybody is equal except the color of their skin.

    May 23, 2013 at 8:35 am | Report abuse |
  3. Agusta Wind

    Meet Cameron D'Ambrosio. He's 18 and lives in a small town outside Boston. He wants to be a rapper and calls himself "Cammy Dee" in his YouTube videos.Oh, and he's been locked up without bail for weeks - facing terrorism charges and 20 years in prison - all for something he posted on Facebook.
    CammyDee Raps

    May 23, 2013 at 8:44 am | Report abuse |
    • saywhat

      My posts in response to your very relevant comments on the IRS thread yesterday were blocked. Wanted to say thank you.

      May 23, 2013 at 1:33 pm | Report abuse |
    • Agusta Wind

      Your very welcome @ saywhat :)

      May 23, 2013 at 4:57 pm | Report abuse |
    • Dandy

      Why is Cameron D'Ambrosio's situation being ignored by CNN and the popular press?? This looks like a clear violation of his rights to free speech.

      May 24, 2013 at 7:38 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Agusta Wind

    This world is absolutely crazy

    May 23, 2013 at 8:56 am | Report abuse |
  5. Agusta Wind

    You know there's tyranny in America when the Gorvernment "pleads the fifth"

    May 23, 2013 at 9:03 am | Report abuse |
    • Report please

      Or how this news organization doesn't do a story on how the govt was wire tapping a reporter including his parents house phone. This story pertains to you and you chose not to report oh yea because this is not at all politically motivated. Mmm hmm. Yea sure

      May 23, 2013 at 11:40 am | Report abuse |
    • Agusta Wind

      I highly doubt this reporter was apart of the main stream media tho @ Report please

      May 23, 2013 at 5:01 pm | Report abuse |
    • s kel

      How com the traitors of this country (ie: Tea partiers, nazis) allways say a country run by a party their racist small minds cannot accept calls the govt tyranny?

      May 23, 2013 at 10:42 pm | Report abuse |
    • Timmy

      His last name is Rosen. He is a highly respected reporter for Fox News. But this is not politically motivated is it s kel? You sir r as politically biased as they come. Can't even admit the blatant wrongs without spewing your typical message of hate. Let the govt wire tap your parents phone and see how you like it

      May 24, 2013 at 2:45 pm | Report abuse |
    • M.A.P.

      Hahahah timmy, "highly respected reported at Fox news".. Um... there are NO respected journalists at Fox news. You think CNN is one-sided but Fox is fair and balanced? You are completey dillusional.

      June 2, 2013 at 11:08 am | Report abuse |
  6. Harry

    I have attended three separate memorial services so far this Memorial Day weekend. At all, there were cops swarming everywhere. It is truly sad that Americans cannot go to memorial day services without heavy protection from either our fellow Americans or illegal aliens that the government permitted in. Thanks, Obama. Is this the change you envisioned?

    May 23, 2013 at 12:48 pm | Report abuse |
  7. saywhat

    If this guy was involved in a triple murder , how was he a free man?

    May 23, 2013 at 1:17 pm | Report abuse |
  8. saywhat

    Every mass murderer, serial killer, torturer, rapist & butcher has a mother & so has every other soul.

    May 23, 2013 at 1:28 pm | Report abuse |
  9. saywhat

    According to FBI data base 90% of terrorist attacks on S soil between 1980-2005 were carried out by non muslims.
    More than 300 American deaths from political violence & mass shootings, 33 were perpetrated by those of muslim faith.

    May 23, 2013 at 1:39 pm | Report abuse |
  10. saywhat

    Since 9/11 a total of 180'000 Americans were murdered for reasons unrelated to terrorism.
    Sources:
    US News & world report, Triangle Center for terrorism & Homeland Security.

    May 23, 2013 at 1:41 pm | Report abuse |
  11. saywhat

    I can't get to the stats on how many of the said crimes were committed by immigrants.

    May 23, 2013 at 1:42 pm | Report abuse |
    • Richmond cop

      Nationwide it's twenty-five per day, usually half murder, half vehicle related fatalities. Twenty-five US citizen fatalities attributable to illegal aliens. The murders are by pedophiles, criminals that walked in, and the vehicle related are no license, no insurance, cultural tolerance for driving under the influence of alcohol.

      May 23, 2013 at 4:19 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      Could you post a link, Richmond cop? I would be most interested in reading further on this subject. Thank you.

      May 24, 2013 at 9:35 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Joey Isotta-Fraschini ©™

    See? That just goes to prove that Tamerian was the big, bad leader, and his younger brother, who fell under Tamerian's influence, is therefore...well, like "innocent."

    May 25, 2013 at 3:06 am | Report abuse |
  13. Norm

    You can see it in their eyes.
    They look like cold blooded murderers.
    Also this guy had a problem keeping his mouth shut.
    If anyone hears this kind of anti_American hate speech, they should report the person before they can do harm.
    I'm off to go report Fox News and their minions as being potential domestic terrorists.

    June 5, 2013 at 12:46 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Monty Python

    His wife must be very proud of her choice for a spouse. Can you imagine sleeping with this guy, all those yrs? Ewwww

    June 9, 2013 at 2:29 pm | Report abuse |