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- October 21, 1986
Tamerlan Tsarnaev (born October 21, 1986 in Russia) was one of two brothers suspected to have been involved in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. After a violent shootout with police on April 19, 2013, Tamerlan was shot and killed. Prior to his death, Tamerlan had been arrested in 2009 for domestic assault and battery after attacking his then-girlfriend. Though he was never an official U.S. citizen, he was considered to be a permanent resident of the U.S.
Tamerlan Tsarnaev is known for being a suspect in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, along with his brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Very little is known about Tamerlan’s personal life, though he did have a girlfriend in 2009, whom he was arrested for attacking. He also, allegedly, had a wife named Katherine Russell and a 3-year-old daughter named Zahara.