Officer 'relieved of duty' over Boston manhunt images

The police photographer who released images from the day the surviving Boston bombing suspect was captured has reportedly been "relieved of duty".

Boston Magazine editor John Wolfson wrote:

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Sgt. Sean Murphy has been relieved of duty. Post coming shortly.

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Since site is slow: Murphy has been relieved but not yet fired. Duty hearing next week.

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Has been ordered not to talk to media or anyone else about events at Watertown.

A state police spokesman said the agency did not authorise the release of the photographs.

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