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Boston mosque refuses to bury Tamerlan

The uncle of Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the Boston bombing suspect killed in a police shoot out, was denied her request to see her nephew buried in a Boston mosque. The aunt of the suspects told NBC that "one of the suspects' uncles approached the imam of a Boston mosque attended by the brothers to request a burial and funeral service but was declined."

This mosque is not the only one in Boston reticent to lay the 26-year-old's body to rest. The denials and equivocations are a part of a broader pattern of Muslims and Chechens understandably distinguishing themselves from the Tsarnaev brothers in the massacre's wake. Via NBC:

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