Skip to comments.Boston bomber 'is trapped by his phone': FBI 'use phone records to identify suspect
Posted on 04/17/2013 4:32:04 PM PDT by plain talk
The FBI said there has been 'substantial progress' in the Boston bombing investigation after they analyzed surveillance footage shot from a nearby department store which showed a man planting the second bomb. Investigators said the individual is seen at the site of the second explosion wearing a black jacket, a grey hooded sweatshirt and a white or off-color-white baseball cap backwards placing a back-pack on the ground while talking on his cellphone. The video obtained by the FBI captures this man using his cellphone at the moment the first explosion detonated 100 yards away on Boylston Street on Monday and 12 seconds before the second blast close to where he is standing. Federal agents then focused on the time-frame of that conversation to retrieve cell-phone records to identify potential callers according to CBS News. Call logs were then obtained through the cell phone masts surrounding the attack zone and using these, investigators matched up the users' identity with the time specific video and pictures to zero in on the individual.
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On another site, someone noted that everyone is looking to the finish line, but him.
Oboingo sez lets not jump to conclusions meaning we all hope its not a muslim
I have no idea.
The very long lead in article mentions BATTERY PACK and that could be used to keep the timer live ~ FORHOURS ~ so you'd look at the race schedule to find out how long to set the time for.
If those are the two guys, then they definitely look Middle Eastern to me. Media would not want to disclose they are Muslim if they are.
Isn’t there something about we get virgin wool from ugly sheep???
I don’t know what all these circles and boxes and lines are supposed to mean. This photo edit needs to be redone in a coherent fashion.
Who knows. Mobile system overload?
No. Never saw the grey hooded sweatshirt.
Honestly, that is the likeliest explanation. This friend had tried to call me twice & got cut off the instant I answered the phone. There was definitely an overload cell phone issue at the time.
I really think that those two guys look suspicious and they are doing whatever it is that they are doing right at the blast zone. The guy bending over is handling something that looks just like the picture of the pack that the FBI released. The other guy looks like he has a pistol in his pocket. At least to me, that's what it looks like.
Maybe Feinstein will press for national pressure cooker registration. Meanwhile, I'm stuck in the Stone Age with my traditional Presto jiggle top pressure cooker.
The shape of that backpack bulge got me too- looked like pressure cooker might, but that could also be bias, since I WANTED to see it there...
I see at least three guys in white caps.
I don’t understand how people could see a huge bag sitting right by their feet and not get a little suspicious.
Maybe because they could be sued if those are not really the bombers.
Lots of people with white caps on in that picture.
Yeah. That's exactly what I thought.
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