3 more Boston Marathon bombing suspects in custody

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BOSTON - The Boston Police Department says three additional suspects have been taken into custody in connection to the Boston Marathon bombing.

BPD made the announcement via Twitter around 11 a.m.

https://twitter.com/Boston_Police/status/329612972521558016

The tweet promises additional information to follow.

Three people were killed and more than 260 injured on April 15 when two bombs exploded near the finish line.

Suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev died after a gunfight with police several days later. His brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was captured and lies in a hospital prison.

Both are Russian natives who lived for several years in the U.S. They are accused of using a weapon of mass destruction.

The Boston Globe is reporting the three suspects are college students who were taken into custody by federal authorities.

http://twitter.com/BostonGlobe/status/329618560244670464

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