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Outrage greets body of slain Boston bombing suspect

by on May 3, 2013

(CNN) — A black hearse ferried out of Boston the body of a man publicly shunned by his extended family and condemned by a nation.

Two weeks after his death, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the older of the two Boston Marathon bombing suspects, ignited the passions of Massachusetts residents, who protested the presence of his body as it arrived at a funeral home Thursday more than 30 miles south of Boston.

His relatives in the United States have been slow to claim his body. Yet another rejection came from his parents in Dagestan on Friday.

They will not be bringing their 26-year-old son’s body to Russia, a family spokeswoman said. Instead, he will lie in a cemetery in Massachusetts.

Though he died while violently resisting arrest in the early hours of April 19, as authorities have said, the official cause of his death will not be released until his death certificate is…

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