BOSTON BOMBER WIDOW HOLED UP IN JERSEY
Published on: August 25, 2014
Photography by: Frame grab WCVB-TV
The widow of the late Boston Marathon bomber suspect TAMERLAN TSRANAEV is now living quietly with his two sisters in the Garden State.
Boston’s WCVB-TV reported, Katherine Russell, 25, has left her parents home in Rhode Island to move in with Tamerlan’s sisters, Bella and Ailina, in North Bergen, N.J. known as “a progressive community.”
Russell has kept a decidedly low profile since the deadly April 2013 terror attack at the Boston Marathon, in which three people were killed and 260 others injured.
The Chechen Tamerlan, 26, who was a suspect in the mass murder attack along with his brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was killed in a gun battle with police. Dzhokhar, 20, was apprehended and was charged with using a weapon of mass destruction to kill. His case is pending.
Meanwhile, Russell, still refusing to speak to media, goes about her errands — such as visiting the local Laundromat — in New Jersey wearing a traditional black Muslim headscarf and baggy dress.
As The ENQUIRER previously reported, Russell, who grew up as a Christian and was once a college student before converting to Islam, has been trying to stay out of the spotlight since her husband was slain.
A source said: “She has made it clear to her entire family that she is a Muslim and will remain a Muslim. That’s non-negotiable. The family respects that.”