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Female DNA Found on Bomb in Boston Attack
Wall Street Journal ^

Posted on 04/29/2013 2:10:51 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Female DNA Found on Bomb in Boston Attack By EVAN PEREZ And DEVLIN BARRETT

Investigators have found female DNA on at least one of the bombs used in the Boston Marathon attacks, though they haven't determined whose DNA it is or whether that means a woman helped the two suspects carry out the attacks, according to U.S. officials briefed on the probe.

The officials familiar with the case cautioned that there could be multiple explanations for why the DNA of someone other than the two bombing suspects—Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his younger brother, Dzhokhar—could have been found on remnants of the exploded devices. The genetic material could have come, for example, from a store clerk who handled materials used in the bombs or a stray hair that ended up in the bomb.

On Monday, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents were seen leaving the Rhode Island home of the parents of Katherine Russell, the widow of Tamerlan Tsarnaev. The elder brother died after a shootout with police four days after the April 15 bombings.

(Excerpt) Read more at online.wsj.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: boston; dna; fbi; jihad; katherinerussell; marathon; muslimwomen; tsarnaev
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1 posted on 04/29/2013 2:10:51 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

I saw pictures of a lot of DNA on the sidewalk and street.


2 posted on 04/29/2013 2:13:23 PM PDT by fso301
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To: Sub-Driver

Well the bombs caused both male and female DNA to spray in many directions.


3 posted on 04/29/2013 2:14:06 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight,, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Paging Horatio Caine, CSI.


4 posted on 04/29/2013 2:14:22 PM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: Sub-Driver
Sounds like they found a hair in one of the boom bags.

We've seen one bag. Do they have the other bag?

6 posted on 04/29/2013 2:16:30 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Mouton
Paging Horatio Caine, CSI.

That fag? Probably the source of the female DNA.

7 posted on 04/29/2013 2:17:15 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Sub-Driver

As they mentioned there could be a variety of explanations for this. A key question - did they identify the bombers’ DNA on the bomb remnant?


8 posted on 04/29/2013 2:17:40 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: STD

Wrap your tinfoil a little tighter.


9 posted on 04/29/2013 2:18:44 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: STD

Good grief. Are you seriously pushing the ‘it was all faked they were actors’ meme that the nutjob mother is saying?


10 posted on 04/29/2013 2:26:02 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: plain talk

Let me add this little DNA-act-of-stupidity-story.

A couple of years ago in Germany...there was this murder. DNA got collected. Couple of months go by, and they have a break-in that matches up with the DNA. Then another murder. Then a couple of Turks killed in a car. More DNA collected, etc.

Eventually, there’s a name tagged to this ‘woman’ (someone noted one passing glimpse of the suspect and the cops stuck to that idea of a woman). The name? The ‘phantom killer’. It was a nifty name and the news media covered this off and on. The suspect was thought to be between 16 and 19 years old....maybe having killed fifteen-odd people. A cop was eventually killed, and this really hyped up everything.

One day, by accident, one of the cops tagged a swab for examination for DNA but hadn’t ever used it from any crime scene. It was sterile.

Well....the swab came back with the DNA of the Phantom Killer. The cop went up the chain....it’s not possible.

So a team went off to Austria where these swabs were manufactured. The owner was a small-business guy. He really didn’t know the ultimate purpose of these swabs. He sold them to a company that wrapped them up and sold them to the cops as DNA collection devices.

The cops sat there and saw this older sweaty Austrian gal then pick up a whole bunch of the swabs with her barehands. Then they realized who the Phantom Killer was, or how corrupted the whole DNA process had become. They basically threw out their entire database on the Phantom Killer over night.

DNA isn’t all perfect, and I’d suspect this DNA is from some sales-lady who just happened to reach in as the dimwits bought the bag to check for anything inside. It may be that simple in the end.


11 posted on 04/29/2013 2:26:29 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: fso301

People just do not understand DNA evidence and that often it proves not a darn thing.


12 posted on 04/29/2013 2:27:52 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: Cyman

I know this much, the idiots running this investigation shouldn’t be leaking the evidence, along with tips on alternate explanations to be used by the defense.


13 posted on 04/29/2013 2:38:33 PM PDT by Andrei Bulba (No Obama, no way!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Female DNA Found on Bomb in Boston Attack

The Terrorist Mom Lord & Taylor Shoplifter's DNA, perhaps?

14 posted on 04/29/2013 2:39:55 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: Sub-Driver

I would first suspect that wifey, instead of packing him a sandwich, helped him pack some explosives.


15 posted on 04/29/2013 2:40:48 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Sub-Driver

Maybe Chris Matthews handled it?


16 posted on 04/29/2013 2:44:06 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Vaquero

If the DNA was lifted from the lid which ended upatop a six story building, then it is likely the DNA was there before the lid flew away.


17 posted on 04/29/2013 2:45:47 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: TomGuy

The WSJ is sexist, I tell ya!
They assume that a female handled the thing because a pressure cooker was used (i.e. cookware)

/sarc


18 posted on 04/29/2013 2:49:31 PM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: Sub-Driver

Maybe he used his wife’s backpack.


19 posted on 04/29/2013 2:50:24 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (The Cardinals chose wisely.)
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To: MHGinTN

But I was thinking that their might be female DNA on the pressure cooker—if it had been used previously for cooking.


20 posted on 04/29/2013 2:51:06 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Sub-Driver

Terrorista #1

Was a tell.


21 posted on 04/29/2013 2:51:30 PM PDT by cicero2k
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To: Sub-Driver

It could be from some female factory worker in China who packed the pressure cooker into the box before it was shipped out.


22 posted on 04/29/2013 2:51:38 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: MHGinTN

Unless it brushed a marathon spectator on the way up. Or from the Walmart lady showing these Islamic asshats the cooker.


23 posted on 04/29/2013 2:51:51 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight,, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Sub-Driver

It’s probably Tamerlan’s ‘HATER’ mom. And why is this information coming out? It should be held confidential so as not to cause the cockroach Muzzie female into hiding.


24 posted on 04/29/2013 2:54:16 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Sub-Driver

Okay...Let’s suppose it’s the wife’s. Proves nothing. I’m sure her DNA is all over everything he owns....because she’s his wife!!!!!!!!!!


25 posted on 04/29/2013 3:01:40 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

“Female DNA Found on Bomb.”

Huma Abedin?


26 posted on 04/29/2013 3:04:12 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: SandyInSeattle

Maybe the backpack had been used as a diaper bag for his daughter.

By itself, this information means nothing.


27 posted on 04/29/2013 3:05:45 PM PDT by Valpal1
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To: Sacajaweau

All that is supposing the cooker was bought NEW, it
could have been bought used from some thrift store...


28 posted on 04/29/2013 3:06:30 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: LyinLibs

Not Huma’s, but her lover’s...H Klintoon.


29 posted on 04/29/2013 3:08:12 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Sacajaweau

I’m sure her DNA is all over everything he owns....because she’s his wife!!!!!!!!!!

Reminds me of the Duke Lacrosse Rape case. Prosecutors were high-fiving over a certain conviction because they found one of the guys DNA - in his own bathroom...


30 posted on 04/29/2013 3:13:52 PM PDT by Paisan
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To: mnehring

Endlessly. Yesterday it was the ‘Tamerlan was the naked man’ meme spammed on every thread remotely related to the Boston bombing.


31 posted on 04/29/2013 3:19:50 PM PDT by TigersEye (If babies had guns they wouldn't be aborted)
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To: TomGuy

The FBI took samples of DNA from her today.


32 posted on 04/29/2013 3:20:38 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: plain talk

The article indicated, yes, they did ...


33 posted on 04/29/2013 3:21:12 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: hal ogen

Headline: Hillery’s DNA found on Boston pressure
cooker...investigators stymied,” She never served
Boston baked beans!”.


34 posted on 04/29/2013 3:21:14 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

There’s no extradition treaty with Russia, so it would be unlikely that they would cooperate. And she’s not coming back, because she knows she would be jailed - if not for anything else - just the felony shoplifting would do.


35 posted on 04/29/2013 3:23:42 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: Sub-Driver

Might have been a used pressure cooker.


36 posted on 04/29/2013 3:26:05 PM PDT by Will88
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To: Sub-Driver

Doubt it was the Bomb Mom. Must’ve been the wifey.


37 posted on 04/29/2013 3:39:28 PM PDT by surroundedbyblue (Why am I both pro-life & pro-gun? Because both positions defend the innocent and protect the weak.)
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To: cicero2k

The word ”terrorista” doesn’t indicate a female - it’s like a series of words in Spanish - dentista, pianista, periodista - that can be applied to men as easily as to women.


38 posted on 04/29/2013 3:41:37 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: TigersEye; mnehring

Yup, at least 42 different threads here got the same thing about CIA etc.

We need cleanup on aisle 42, there’s been an STD spill.....


39 posted on 04/29/2013 3:56:25 PM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: TomGuy
I would first suspect that wifey, instead of packing him a sandwich, helped him pack some explosives.

I've always suspected she is in on it.

41 posted on 04/29/2013 3:58:11 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: WildHighlander57
Look at the videos, what do you have to loose?

http://beforeitsnews.com/strange/2013/04/boston-bombings-cnn-crisis-actor-also-connected-to-sandy-hook-shooting-video-report-2448528.html

42 posted on 04/29/2013 3:58:30 PM PDT by STD (One day closer to street justice)
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To: STD; mnehring

STD,

IIRC That website you posted is not welcome here. Tinfoil hat stuff.


43 posted on 04/29/2013 4:01:51 PM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: STD

1. The actor you posted a picture of looks nothing like the lady in the video. Completely different facial structure. Only the hair is similar.

2. Before it’s News. Seriously? That is a hoax site only one step away from The Onion and FNN.


44 posted on 04/29/2013 4:06:27 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: WildHighlander57

That isn’t even tinfoil hat, it is a known hoax site. It is made where anyone can go there and post whatever outrageous story they can make up and see who buys it. It isn’t as overt as The Onion, but its stories are just as real.


45 posted on 04/29/2013 4:10:24 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: WildHighlander57; mnehring; STD

Yep. “Before It’s News” should be more aptly renamed “Before I Took My Daily Dose Of Thorzine (This Cr@p Made More Sense)”


46 posted on 04/29/2013 4:13:43 PM PDT by MD Expat in PA
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To: WildHighlander57

LOL


47 posted on 04/29/2013 4:19:30 PM PDT by TigersEye (If babies had guns they wouldn't be aborted)
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To: STD

My sanity :D


48 posted on 04/29/2013 4:27:33 PM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: mnehring

Beforeitsnews got the story right about Alhamdi (the captured Saudi who has since been deported) being Osama Bin Laden’s son Hamza.

I wondered who it was that put the story there though, because there are footnotes that don’t have any references, and no author claimed the article. I thought maybe the whistleblowers at the CIA put this info out there in order to let Napolitano know that the story was going to come out, but now I’m wondering if DHS put it out there in an unsourced beforeitsnews article in order to get people to blow it off as a nutjob conspiracy theory with no substantiation, and in that way to inoculate the public from ever taking it seriously.

But a Freeper who is qualified to determine an identity match based on facial recognition and other factors has said that Alhamdi is Bin Laden’s son Hamza, who has sworn to avenge his father’s death - and that the intel community would have known it was him.


49 posted on 04/29/2013 4:45:18 PM PDT by butterdezillion (,)
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To: Sub-Driver

Assuming they developed or at least tested a detonation device these materials would be hanging around the house for some time. In the way when the widow is changing huggies diapers.

We heard that the terrorists bought fireworks. Did they test a detonation device on fireworks for fear of being caught with or caught testing an actual bomb? Put the fireworks in the trunk and shove the detonator in a backpack in the back seat, with an I-pod and I-pod charger and a camera and assorted wires...if you get pulled over, no body gives the bag full of gadjets a second look. Cop takes your fireworks for his kids and your on your way.


50 posted on 04/29/2013 5:02:51 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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