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Boston bombing suspect buried in Virginia

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Bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 27, (left) was buried in Virginia. Bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 27, (left) was buried in Virginia.
Tsarnaev's body was interred at the Al-Barzakh Cemetery in Doswell, VA, reports the Boston Globe. Courtesy: WTTG Tsarnaev's body was interred at the Al-Barzakh Cemetery in Doswell, VA, reports the Boston Globe. Courtesy: WTTG

The uncle of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev says his nephew has been buried in Virginia.

Tsarnaev, 27, was reportedly interred at the Al-Barzakh Cemetery, in the small community of Doswell, about 15 miles outside of Richmond, the Boston Globe reported.

Ruslan Tsarni said Friday that the body was buried with the help of a "faith coalition." He would not say where in Virginia the remains had been entombed.

The burial this week ended a frustrating search for a community willing to take the body, which had been kept at a funeral parlor in Worcester, Mass., as cemeteries refused to take the remains.

Tsarnaev was killed April 19 in a getaway attempt after a gunbattle with police. His younger brother, Dzhokhar, was captured later in the day and remains in custody.

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