3 More Suspects in Boston Marathon Bombing Taken Into Custody - Northern Michigan's News Leader

3 More Suspects in Boston Marathon Bombing Taken Into Custody

Posted: Updated:

Police say 2 of the 3 new suspects recently arrested are from Kazakhstan and were friends with one of the original suspects.

Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev both appeared in court via video for a visa violation hearing in Boston earlier today.

Their attorney says they are now facing separate federal charges related to the Boston Marathon bombing, and they are expected in court this afternoon.

The third suspect has not yet been named.

Tazhayakov and Kadyrbayev have been held at a county jail for more than a week after being accused of violating their student visas while attending the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Just after 11:00 this morning, Boston Police tweeted that they have taken 3 more Boston Marathon bombing suspects into custody.

Details are limited at this time, we will update you on the web and the air as the information comes in.