Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body awaits burial but the family is having trouble finding an Islamic center to conduct the last rites. Anchor, Marco Werman speaks with Shahina Siddiqui, president of the Islamic Social Services Association in Canada about what's involved with Islamic last rites.
On Sunday city officials in Cambridge, MA announced that they would not receive Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body for burial in the city.
His widow, Katherine Russell, has declined to claim his body. His parents have not returned to the U.S. to claim it. The duty has fallen upon his uncle, Ruslan Tsarni of Maryland.
Currently, his body rests at a funeral home in Worcester awaiting a Muslim burial. Who will perform the burial is still very much in question.
Anchor, Marco Werman spoke with Shahina Siddiqui, president of the Islamic Social Services Association in Winnipeg, Canada about what's involved with Islamic last rites.
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