Thermal Imaging Aided in Capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Thermal Imaging Aided in Capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

On Friday, April 19, 2013, police helicopters hovered through the dark night air searching for Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Found calmly hiding in a tarp-covered boat in the back yard of a Massachusetts resident, police were able to use FLIR Corporation's infrared equipment to discover a live, human moving within the boat, identified as Tsarnaev.

These are the images of captured and released by the Massachusetts State Police Department on Saturday, April 20, 2013.

Thermal Imaging Aided in Capture of Dzhokhar Tsarvaev


Thermal Imaging Aided in Capture of Dzhokhar Tsarvaev


Thermal Imaging Aided in Capture of Dzhokhar Tsarvaev


Thermal Imaging Aided in Capture of Dzhokhar Tsarvaev


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