SUSPECT CAPTURED: Cheers erupt in Watertown with suspect apprehended alive

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Friday, April 19, 2013 - 7:13pm

Law enforcement officials erupted in cheers in Watertown, Masssachusetts, on Friday night -- moments before Boston police tweeted that the lone remaining suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was in custody.

After the ebullient shouts, police began heading away from the backyard of a Watertown home where the suspect, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, was believed to have been holding up in a boat.

Soon thereafter, an official in a law enforcement vehicle with tinted windows was asked by someone, "Is that him?"

The person inside the vehicle responded, "Yes" -- precipitating more cheers among the residents gathered nearby.


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