Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, has been transferred out of the hospital and into prison, according to multiple reports.
“The U.S. Marshals Service confirms that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been transported from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and is now confined at the Bureau of Prisons facility FMC Devens at Ft. Devens, Mass.,” U.S. Marshals Service spokesman Drew Wade said in a statement to Reuters.
Tsarnaev and his brother, Tamerlan, 26, are believed to have carried out the bombings earlier this month that killed three and wounded hundreds. Tamerlan later died in a shootout with police, which provoked a citywide manhunt for Dzhokhar.
Officials had been questioning the suspect in the hospital. At a press conference on Thursday, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) said Dzhokhar confessed that the brothers were headed to New York City to carry out another bombing in Times Square.