Tsarnaev Wrote That God's Plan for Him Involved Hiding in a Boat

Your News Companion by Ben Mathis-Lilley
May 22 2014 5:55 PM

Dzokhar Tsarnaev Wrote, While Hiding In a Boat, That God's Plan for Him Involved Hiding in a Boat

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An infrared photo of Tsarnaev before he was arrested.

Photo by Massachusetts State Police via Getty Images

New York's Daily Intelligencer blog has a brief rundown of the new materials filed by prosectors in the Boston Marathon bombing case. Among them is a document that surviving suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev, who's yet to go to trial, wrote while hiding from police in a boat in someone's backyard. Said Tsarnaev:

God has a plan for each person. Mine was to hide in this boat and shed some light on our actions.
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As the photo above illustrates, God's plan for Tsarnaev also included getting arrested in a boat and (probably) spending the rest of his life in a boat-sized prison cell after being convicted of multiple murders.

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