Three new suspects have been arrested in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings, according to CBS News and the Boston Police Department. They're said to be college students, possibly peers of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. They were taken in by federal authorities.
Three additional suspects taken into custody in Marathon bombing case. Details to follow.— Boston Police Dept. (@Boston_Police) May 1, 2013
The Boston Globe says that the three suspects may have helped the 19-year-old Tsarnaev after the Monday attacks.
BREAKING: A source tells the Globe that the three were connected to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at UMass Dartmouth and helped him after the fact.— The Boston Globe (@BostonGlobe) May 1, 2013
More to come.