LIVE UPDATES: Boston Bombing Suspect in Custody, Day 2

Apr 20, 2013 7:04am

3:35 p.m. ET: From ABC News’ Anthony Castellano and Aaron Katersky: Investigators were unable to grill the surviving Boston Marathon bomb suspect today because he is so badly injured that he is unable to communicate.

Gov. Deval Patrick indicated the grave danger for suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev when he said to reporters today that authorities “hope he survives, because we have a million questions.”

Tsarnaev, 19, is under heavy guard at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where he is listed in serious but stable condition. Officials said the suspect is unable to communicate.

He is in the same hospital where his brother Tamerlan, 26, was brought early Friday after a shootout with police. Tamerlan died of his wounds.

Read More: Massachusetts Governor Hopes Bomb Suspect ‘Survives’ to Answer Questions

 

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2:33 p.m. ET: From ABC News’ Shushannah Walse and Serena Marshall: Red Sox Nation turned out in force today in a defiant display of spirit after a week of terror, while others vowed that the bombs and dragnets of recent days would not deter them from next year’s celebration of the Boston Marathon.

A packed Fenway Park cheered survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing that killed three and wounded 170. They cheered the police who captured suspect Dzhokhak Tsarnaev and killed his brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev in a wild shootout. And they cheered for themselves.

“We are one. We are strong. We are Boston. We are Boston strong,” the announcer said to an eruption of cheers.

Read more: Boston’s Defiant Spirit on Display at Fenway Park: ‘We Are Boston Strong’

2:06 p.m. ET: The Boston Celtics announced today that they are planning to help raise money to support the victims of the Boston Marathon tragedy.

“Our Celtics family and our fans join all Bostonians in demonstrating  our city’s great strength by coming together to stand as one to get through this difficult time ,” Boston Celtics Managing Partner and Shamrock Foundation President Stephen Pagliuca said in a news release. “We are proud of all the heroic efforts that were made during this horrible tragedy and would like to show our support to those victimized by this terrible act.”

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The Boston Celtics Shamrock Foundation along with multiple team initiatives, the team has committed to raise $200,000 to support The One Fund Boston.

Proceeds from the sale of special Celtics limited edition “Boston Stands as One” t-shirts will go to support The One Fund Boston.

12:54 p.m. ET: From ABC News’ Christina Ng: America wants to help David Henneberry get a new boat.

The Watertown, Mass., resident became a hero when he discovered suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hiding in his backyard boat. Henneberry quickly called the cops and in a final standoff, his boat was riddled with bullet holes.

“That boat’s his baby. He takes care of it like you wouldn’t believe. And they told him it’s all shot up,” Henneberry’s friend and neighbor George Pizzuto told ABC News. “He’s going to be heartbroken.”

Today, people around the country want to make help mend that broken heart.

Deborah Newberry, 62, of Orlando, Fla., has already put a $25 check in the mail to Henneberry’s home.

“Something told him to go and check things,” Newberry told ABCNews.com. “I just want him to know that people care about him because I know he’s probably the guy that would say, ‘Well, that’s okay.’ But I just would like him to know that we’re all thinking about him and appreciate his spirit.”

Read More: Wave of Support to Replace Boat Ruined in Bomber’s Standoff With Cops

11:47 a.m. ET: From ABC News’ Kirit Radia, reporting from MAKHACHKALA, Dagestan: One of the Boston bombing suspects set off alarm bells among his family a year ago during a trip here to visit relatives, ABC News has learned.

According to a family member, Tamerlan Tsarnaev was kicked out of his uncle’s house because of his increasingly extremist views.

Tamerlan Tsarnaev spent roughly six months in Russia in 2012, but the relative, who insisted on anonymity to avoid offending other family members, insisted the young man had been radicalized in the United States before his trip.

Read More: Boston Bomb Suspect Alarmed Russian Relatives With Extremist Views

10:25 a.m. ET:  Watertown, Mass. residents and people living in the greater Boston area are getting back on track today with businesses reopening and public transportation up and running again. In Boston, officials are offering counseling services.  The Mayor’s Healthline will have counselors available to talk by phone from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on today and Sunday at 617-534-5050.

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7:00 a.m. ET: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center spokesperson Kelly Lawman says she was asked by the FBI to not give any condition updates on Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. She did confirm he is still alive and currently a patient at the hospital.

On Friday, one of the alleged marathon bombers was killed in a shootout with police and the other was captured after an aggressive 20-hour manhunt that ended in Watertown, Mass.

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seen being arrested in Watertown, Mass., on April 19, 2013, in connection to the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, was taken into custody after a homeowner found the suspect lying in his boat around 7 p.m. Tsarnaev was taken into police custody alive less than two hours later and sent to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Tsarnaev’s brother, Tamerlan, 26, was killed hours earlier in a violent shootout with police after authorities say they ambushed and fatally shot an MIT officer in Cambridge, Mass.

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