The city of Boston released an updated death certificate for Tsarnaev showing that he was buried in Al-Barzakh Muslim Cemetery in Doswell, Virginia, outside Richmond.
– Ammar Amonette, imam of the Virginia Islamic center,
It was done by individuals without our knowledge or consent.We are quite upset. It's affected thousands of Muslims and we were not consulted. It has nothing to do with us.
His body was moved from the Boston medical examiner's office to the Worcester funeral home, but his family did not claim the body and the cities of Boston and Cambridge refused to accept his remains.
– Floyd Thomas, chairman of the Caroline County Board of Supervisors
We don't want the county to be known as the place where the remains of someone who committed this crime are buried. But if it was done legally, there is nothing much we can do about it.
Worcester police said on Thursday a person had approached them with a solution for the body after a public plea for help.Police withheld the identify of that person.