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June 12, 2013

The FBI agent who led the investigation into April's Boston Marathon bombings will retire next month, the bureau announced on Tuesday.

Special Agent in Charge Richard DesLauriers, 53, had been with the Boston field office since 2010 and had served in various roles in the FBI, including deputy assistant director in Washing D.C., for over 26 years.

FBI agents are required to retire at age 57 and many begin thinking about private-sector jobs once they hit their 50s, said Special Agent Greg Comcowich, an FBI spokesman.
 
Comcowich revealed that DesLauriers was offered a job at the Penske Corporation in March, but delayed stepping down from the FBI on account of the marathon bombings.

After the bombings in April, his name became nationally known after his decision to turn to the public for help by releasing photos of the two suspects, who the FBI then called ... Read more »
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June 11, 2013

The post-bombing activities of April 18-19 were strange. Deeply weird. The actions of the Tsarnaev brothers, when verifiable, made no sense and the shooting of MIT police officer Sean Collier made so little sense that is has fueled a lot of speculation that the Tsarnaev brothers were not responsible for his murder at all.  The narrative of the murder of Sean Collier feeds a lot of "Dzhokhar Was Framed” theories and is almost a wholly separate conspiracy theory unto itself.

Increasingly, with the exception of the usual conspiracy theory suspects, I really do think the cause of all of the conspiracies created about the Boston bombings and the subsequent mayhem can be summed up in two statements:

1)  The FBI has yet again permitted an act of terrorism to occur in the USA due to ano ... Read more »
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