Marathon Bombing Suspect’s In-Laws Testify At Grand Jury

Never even thought they would be married.

CBS Boston

BOSTON (AP) — The in-laws of slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev testified Thursday before a federal grand jury investigating the deadly April 15 attack.

Judith and Warren Russell, parents of Katherine Russell, declined to comment to The Associated Press as they entered the grand jury room in U.S. District Court in Boston.

Katherine Russell is the widow of Tsarnaev, who was killed following a gunbattle with authorities pursuing him and his brother for allegedly setting off two bombs near the race’s finish line, killing three people and wounding more than 260.

The U.S. Attorney’s office would not comment on whether Russell or anyone else is being investigated or why a grand jury continues to meet after four people have already been indicted.

Josh Dratel, a lawyer who represents Katherine Russell and her family, said her parents appeared after being subpoenaed to testify, and said they “told the…

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