Police Release Infrared Photos of Boston Manhunt
Thermal imaging finds Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in boat
By Ruth Brown, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 20, 2013 3:57 PM CDT
   (Massachusetts State Police)

(Newser) – After a Watertown resident told police he thought Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev might be hiding in his backyard last night, authorities used a helicopter equipped with a thermal imager to verify that Tsarnaev was indeed lying under a tarp in the man's boat, NBC reports. "It picked up the heat signature of the individual," said a police spokesperson. "There was movement from that point on. The helicopter was able to direct the tactical teams over to that area." Massachusetts State Police have now released the incredible aerial images via Twitter. In some photos, you can see police using a robotic arm to remove the boat's tarp, notes Talking Points Memo.



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Ultraworld
Apr 21, 2013 12:39 PM CDT
I'm anxious to see the dash cam footage of the shoot out & the younger one running over his brother.
boxcar
Apr 20, 2013 11:17 PM CDT
Purpose of police is to "serve and protect".....Property, not Citizens, its why we pay Property Tax
jgmann
Apr 20, 2013 10:03 PM CDT
The Boston's cops did what so many men strive for...they found The Little Man in the Boat!