Boston Marathon Bombings: Is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Still Alive?

Photo Credit: Handout via Getty Images
Photo Credit: Handout via Getty Images

The Boston Marathon Bombings were carried out by Chechen Kyrgyzstani-American brothers, Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev. After the bombings, the Tsarnaevs even killed an MIT policeman and participated in kidnapping. Officials released the culprits’ images a few days after the tragedy and the brothers were soon confronted by the police.

They came face to face with cops in a shootout and this resulted in the death of the older brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev. In the meantime, the younger one, Dzhokhar, managed to feel. However, the cops soon discovered his hideout spot. They soon shot him and arrested him.

Dzhokhar, who is currently 30, was sentenced to death on June 24, 2015. On July 31, 2020, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit reversed his sentence. However, the Supreme Court reinstated his death penalty on March 4, 2022.

According to StyleCaster, Dzhokhar is currently in USP Florence ADMAX, a supermax security prison in Florence, Colorado.

Is there a documentary about the Boston Marathon Bombings?

The Boston Marathon Bombing incident was covered in detail in the first two episodes of Paramount+’s FBI True Season 2. It premiered on April 11, 2023.

The official synopsis of the show reads, “What are real FBI agents thinking when they come face to face with the unimaginable? Can they save a hostage, apprehend a killer, and thwart a terrorist? FBI True takes viewers behind the scenes of the most compelling crime stories out there — the way real FBI agents talk with each other, elbows on the bar with the grit left in.”

It further states, “Audiences get an insider’s look at the dangerous missions carried out by the FBI nearly every day. You think you know the case – but you’ve never heard them told like this. FBI True goes behind-the-scenes with real agents telling true stories of their most compelling, dangerous and infamous cases.

Executive producers of FBI True are Solly Granatstein, Shawn Efran, Craig Turk, Anne Beagan, and several others.

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