Body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, buried outside of the city

Tamerlan Tsarnaev
Posted at 11:36 AM, May 09, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-09 07:40:05-04

BOSTON, Mass. (AP) - Police in Worcester, Mass., have said the body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, has been buried outside of the city.

Police said in a statement Thursday that "a courageous and compassionate individual came forward" to properly bury the remains, which had been at a Worcester funeral home for about a week.

Sgt. Kerry Hazelhurst says the body is no longer in Worcester and is now entombed.

Police did not disclose where the body was taken.

Tsarnaev's body had been at the Graham Putnam & Mahoney Funeral Parlors for a week.

Director Peter Stefan said he could not find a community willing to take the body, including Cambridge, where the family had lived for a decade.

Tsarnaev's uncle, Ruslan Tsarni, had custody of the body.