Authorities have reportedly ID’d Boston Marathon bombing suspect; Updates!/LisaDCNN/status/324569164322861058

Breaking news this afternoon: CNN is reporting that Boston investigators have identified a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing.

Boston-native @johnkingcnn has some great new info re: bombing investigation; authorities have ID’d suspect from dep’t store video…

— Kristen S. Anderson (@KSoltisAnderson) April 17, 2013

My Boston source is saying that they have a suspect in custody for the Boston Marathon bombing.

— opie radio (@OpieRadio) April 17, 2013

According to CNN, authorities have an image of a suspect carrying, and perhaps dropping, a black bag at the second Boston bombing scene.

— Jimmy Holt (@jimmyktown) April 17, 2013

CNN: possible suspect identified in Boston terror bombing. Department store video helpful, officials say

— West Wing Reports (@WestWingReport) April 17, 2013

BREAKING NEWS: Source: Authorities have an image of a suspect carrying, and perhaps dropping, a black bag at the second bombing scene.

— The Boston Globe (@BostonGlobe) April 17, 2013

BREAKING NOW:”Dark-skinned” male seen in video from Lord & Taylor Dept store in Boston.He is the suspect in the bombing.

— FrenchJewInTexas (@SCNTEXAS) April 17, 2013

Twitchy will continue to monitor this news and update with further developments.


Suspect described as “dark-skinned male” says @johnkingcnn, adding was given further description but won’t inflame intentions by repeating

— Toby Harnden (@tobyharnden) April 17, 2013


CNN’s John King reports that a suspect has been arrested:

John King: “Arrest has been made”

— Dylan Byers (@DylanByers) April 17, 2013

John King on CNN saying “an arrest has been made”…based on surveillance video #bostonmarathon

— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) April 17, 2013

Arrest was made based on Lord and Taylor surveillance video near second bombing at Boston Marathon – John King CNN

— Anthony De Rosa (@AntDeRosa) April 17, 2013

Yup, John King of #cnn says feds id’d suspect from surveillance footage from Lord & Taylor camera; has been arrested.

— vernejgay (@vernejgay) April 17, 2013

CNN: Federal law enforcement official said arrest was made based on two independent videos showing the suspect.

— Prudence (@dennygirltwo) April 17, 2013

Fox News says the same:

Fox News confirms an arrest has been made in the Boston Bombing.

— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) April 17, 2013

[email protected]foxnews saying they are confirming an arrest has been made in Boston.

— CatsPolitics (@CatsPolitics) April 17, 2013

NBC reports the opposite:

US Attorney’s Office in Boston says no arrest has been made – @petewilliamsnbc

— Dave Wyllie (@journodave) April 17, 2013

NBC: No arrest made in Boston Marathon bomb blast.

— Matthew Keys (@TheMatthewKeys) April 17, 2013

For updates on the arrest — or imminent arrest — see here.

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