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Boston Marathon bombing suspect buried in Virginia

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Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the elder brother suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings has been buried in a small Muslim cemetery in Doswell, Virginia.

According to the Associated Press, Martha Mullen of Richmond, saw the protest at a funeral home in Massachusetts, and contacted the Islamic Society of Greater Richmond, to see if it could help the Tsarnaev family.

The society got in touch with a the cemetery - which lies just east of Kings Dominion and the Virginia State Fair Grounds - obtained a plot and buried Tamerlan on Wednesday.

Now Caroline County leaders say they will examine whether all laws were followed. If not, officials say they could try to have his body moved elsewhere.
    
Sheriff Tony Lippa and Floyd Thomas, chairman of the Caroline Board of Supervisors say no state or local officials were notified that Tsarnaev would be buried in a private Muslim cemetery about 25 miles north of Richmond.
    
Permission is not required from officials as long as laws are followed. While they say they don't want Caroline County remembered as the resting place for someone tied to such a horrific act, there's likely nothing they can do.
    
They say they are concerned about vandalism or the site becoming a shrine to anti-American sympathizers.