Tamerlan Burial Location Leaks
Two sources tell 'Boston Globe' it's Doswell, Virginia
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted May 10, 2013 11:49 AM CDT
Worcester police remove barricades from in front of the Graham Putnam & Mahoney funeral home in Worcester, Mass., on Thursday, May 9, 2013.   (AP Photo/Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Paul Kapteyn)

(Newser) – Tamerlan Tsarnaev's final resting place didn't stay secret for long. The suspected Boston Marathon bomber was laid to rest in a Muslim cemetery in Doswell, Virginia, which sits about 15 miles outside of Richmond, reports the Boston Globe, which got the scoop from the Virginia woman who helped broker the move. After seeing news reports about the protests plaguing the funeral home that was holding Tsarnaev's body, Martha Mullen contacted a funeral services group associated with the Islamic Society of Greater Richmond; it in turn provided a plot in the Al-Barzakh Cemetery. The Islamic organization also confirmed the news to the Globe.

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Ivan_the_Gypsy
May 12, 2013 10:46 AM CDT
I suspect that that dunce Martha Mullin will regret she stuck her bible-thumping nose in the matter and arranged for the burial because no doubt she'll be harassed when she's tracked down.
pogodavis
May 12, 2013 2:06 AM CDT
when we die we sleep
heyyouyou
May 11, 2013 9:29 PM CDT
I don't understand this, why not just spread his ashes on a lonely road? BE DONE WITH IT!