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Sisters Of Marathon Bombing Suspect’s Widow Testify Before Grand Jury

CBS Boston

BOSTON (AP) – The sisters-in-law of dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev testified on Thursday afternoon before a federal grand jury looking into the attack, their lawyer told The Associated Press.

Amato DeLuca, who represents Tsarnaev’s widow, Katherine Russell, and her family, said Anna and Rebecca Russell testified at the federal courthouse in Boston. Their parents, Judith and Warren Russell, testified before the grand jury in September, but Katherine hasn’t been called.

A spokeswoman for the U.S. attorney’s office would not confirm that the Russell sisters had testified. She did not respond to questions about why they were called or whether Katherine Russell is being investigated for anything having to do with the April 15 bombing.

Three people were killed and 260 people were injured when two pressure-cooker bombs went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Tsarnaev was later killed in a shootout with police. His…

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