Marathon Bombing Suspects Had Been on Welfare

The suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings killed in a shootout with police received welfare benefits from the state up until last year, when he became ineligible based on family income. A spokesman for the state Office of Health and Human Services confirmed a Boston Herald report Wednesday that 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, his wife and their toddler daughter had received benefits. A lawyer for his wife, Katherine Russell Tsarnaeva, has said that she worked 70 to 80 hours per...Full Story
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