Man who found Bos­ton Marathon bomber in his boat dies

Pawtucket Times - - OBITUARIES / REGION -

BOS­TON (AP) — The man who found Bos­ton Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsar­naev hid­ing in his boat in his back­yard has died.

David Hen­neberry, of Water­town, died on Wed­nes­day. He was 70. The death was con­firmed by the Lehman, Reen, & McNa­mara Funeral Home in Bos­ton.

No cause of death was pro­vided.

With po­lice search­ing April 19, 2013, for the bomb­ing sus­pect, Hen­neberry no­ticed some pad­ding to pro­tect the hull of his 24-foot boat that had been shrink-wrapped had fallen off.

Hen­neberry went out­side, lifted the wrap and found a bloody Tsar­naev curled up in­side. He ran back into his home and called 911.

Some called him a hero, but he said in an interview that he was un­com­fort­able with the at­ten­tion.

A wake is sched­uled for Oct. 6.

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