Boston suspect moved to prison

Police investigating the Boston Marathon bombing say a suspect in the case has been moved from hospital to prison.

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Boston bomb suspect 'acknowledges his role'

Officials in the United States say the surviving suspect in the Boston bombings has acknowledged his role in the attacks. However it is unclear whether the admission could be used at a criminal trial because it happened before authorities advised Dzhokhar Tsarnaev of his constitutional rights.

19-year-old bomb suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Credit: Press Association

It is also unclear whether prosecutors would need the admission by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to secure a conviction because physical evidence has already been uncovered in the investigation.

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