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Marathon Bombing Suspect Buried in Virginia

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WASHINGTON - The uncle of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev says his nephew has been buried in Virginia.

Ruslan Tsarni said Friday that the body was buried in a cemetery in Doswell, Va., near Richmond, with the help of a "faith coalition."

The burial ended a frustrating search for a community willing to take the body, which was kept at a funeral parlor in Worcester, Mass., as cemeteries refused to take the remains.

Tsarni says he's relieved by the resolution, saying, a "corpse must be in the soil."

Tsarnaev was killed April 19th in a getaway attempt after a gun battle with police.  His younger brother, Dzhokhar was captured later in the day and remains in custody.