Bomb suspect faces intense questioning

Posted by on Apr 21, 2013 at 7:55 pm

Hospitalized marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is slated to be grilled heavily about how the Boylston Street attacks were planned and executed, as well as whether more terror was in the works, as prosecutors build a case that could land the Cambridge teen in a death penalty case.

“One can only speculate right now whether he’ll cooperate,” said U.S. Rep. William Keating, a member of the House Homeland Security Committee. “Whether he cooperates or not, whether he speaks or not, the investigation will go on.”

Keating said the 19-year-old suspect likely won’t be treated as an enemy combatant — but as a terrorist taken into custody on U.S. soil. He added that there may be congressional hearings in Boston on the deadly attacks.

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