Killed MIT Cop Had 'A Heart of Gold'

    Image #: 22054961    epa03669931 A handout image released on 20 April 2013 by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Outing Club shows MIT Police Officer Sean Collier. Collier was shot and killed on the MIT campus 18 April 2013 in an incident believed to have involved the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing, which set off a car chase, shootout and massive manhunt in Boston.  EPA/MIT / HANDOUT  HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES /LANDOV

    MIT Police Officer Sean Collier. (MIT/EPA, via Landov)

    Now that the two Boston marathon bombing suspects have been captured, one dead, the other alive and in serious condition, speculation swirls around what motivated Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, brothers and Chechnyan immigrants, to attack a massive crowd of innocent people. What information is available about the two brothers suggests that Tamerlan, the older brother, may have influenced Dzhokhar to participate in the bombing.  Tamerlan, a 26-year-old boxer who'd once aspired to box for the U.S. Olympic team, seemed to struggle with life in America more than his younger brother. Tamerlan was still trying to become a citizen at the time of the bombings, held back by a domestic violence complaint from a girlfriend. Dzhokhar, 19, whose parents and friends find his involvement in the bombings impossible to believe, looked up to his older brother. 

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