In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing, I was stunned by the extremely heavy-handed approach federal authorities took towards an already injured 19 year old, hunched over in the bottom of a boat preparing to die. Three stun grenades and a hail of bullets were launched at this kid discovered by the boat owner, an owner who had calmly peered under the boat’s canvas, found the suspect, then turned his back and walked towards his house to notify authorities without so much as a verbal threat from the suspect.
Now we get a story of another suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing who was interrogated at his home, then shot during the proceedings. How in the hell does something like that happen? The whole purpose of having additional personnel in place during an interrogation is to ensure the suspect can be restrained should he launch himself against the interrogator. And wasn’t the suspect frisked prior to the interrogation? This, of course, assumes any validity of the story that the suspect had possession of a knife, a detail that is now being backpedaled out of the story.
At best, this is extremely sloppy police work. The argument can certainly be made that law enforcement was hopped up on their own adrenaline.
At worst, there is a possibility that outright lies are being made by law enforcement about the interrogation, wherein the suspect may have revealed damning evidence against authorities regarding the bombing, and the suspect was silenced before the truth could emerge.
This Boston Marathon bombing case is beginning to smell like rotting roadkill, surrounded by the thick of summer heat.