3 Additional Suspects Dentained In Boston Bombing Attack [UPDATED]
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UPDATE 2:25 p.m. EST: The suspects’ names are Azamat Tazhayakov, Dias Kadyrbayev and Robel Phillipos. From The Boston Globe:
Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev, both 19 and of New Bedford, were charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice by plotting to dispose of a laptop computer and a backpack containing fireworks belonging to bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the US attorney’s office said in a statement.
Robel Phillipos, 19, of Cambridge was charged with making false statements to law enforcement officials in a terrorism investigation, prosecutors said.
CNN Reports that two of the students are originally from Kazakhstan and were already in custody on immigration charges. The third is a U.S. citizen. At least two of them will be facing obstruction of justice charges.
We will keep you up to date as they release more information.