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May 22, 2013

Tamerlan Tsarnaev and His Buddy Murdered Three Men in 2011, Sources Say


You probably remember hearing that the Brothers Tsarnaever were suspected in a 2011 triple homicide (taking place around the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks).

More information is coming out now. Courtesy of ABCNews, we now know the three men were either beheaded or nearly beheaded (anyone see a trend?). Apparently at least one of them was involved in selling pot; marijuana was tossed over his bloodied body. Drugs and cash were left at the scene of the crime.

Via ABCNews:

Tsarnaev had also been close to one of the murder victims, 25-year-old Brendan Mess, investigators told ABC. The two had been training together in a local gym –each helping the other with a missing element from their fighting arsenal. Tsarnaev, a golden-gloves heavy weight boxer, lacked martial arts training. And Mess, an experienced jiu jitsu competitor, lacked boxing experience.

The two sparred together at an Allston, MA gym called Wai Kru...

Tsarnaev and Mess lived just a few blocks apart in Cambridge, in the same predominantly Russian neighborhood. Authorities believe there were times Mess crashed at Tsarnaev's apartment.

It was unclear if Tsarnaev knew the other men slain, Raphael Teken, 37, and Erik Weissman, 31.

Given that Jafar smoked pot, it is speculated that this was possibly some sort of Honor Killing by Tamerlan, living out some kind of murderous avenger fantasy, most likely due to his increasing interest in a religion that promotes murderous avenger fantasies.

Or it could simply be yet another beheading of members of a group that Muslims don't like, which is everyone who is not Muslim.

Corrected: I wrote the three victims were Jewish. I think I got that off of Twitter-- but now I don't see any real confirmation of that.

Meanwhile.... Things are just lovely in Stockholm.

Update: At Hot Air, NBC reports that Todashev confessed. And it was just a drug deal gone bad.

Or so he said.

Dead Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev and another man — who was killed by the FBI on Wednesday — murdered three people in Massachusetts after a drug deal went wrong in 2011, law enforcement sources tell NBC News.

Sources say that what began as a drug ripoff ended in a triple homicide when Tsarnaev and friend Ibragim Todashev realized their victims would later be able to identify them.


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