WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. law enforcement official and the uncle of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings are confirming that the name of the second suspect is 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the older brother of 19-year-old Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev.
Tamerlan Tsarnaev was killed in a gun battle with police in Massachusetts overnight.
Three law enforcement officials, speaking on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the ongoing investigation, confirmed the bomb suspects were brothers. One of the officials and the men's uncle confirmed the identity of Tamerlan Tsarnaev.
The uncle, Ruslan Tsarni of Montgomery Village, Md., told The Associated Press that the men lived together near Boston and have been in the United States for about a decade. They traveled here together from the Russian region near Chechnya.
Police in Boston released a new photos showing the older brother Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, shown in earlier footage in a white hat.
In the new photo, he's wearing a gray hoodie sweatshirt pulled up on his head. Police say he's on the loose, and is considered a "threat to "anybody that might approach him."
Police have called him a "terrorist."
Tamerlan Tsarnaev, also known as the "black hat" suspect was taken into custody and later died.
The new photo was taken at a 7-Eleven in Cambridge, just across the river from the city.
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