Earlier this month, Chechen immigrant Ibragim Todashev was fatally shot by the FBI when he was being questioned about the Boston Marathon bombing and his ties to suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev. On Thursday, his father was at a news conference in Moscow — where he claimed the FBI killed his son “execution style” while he was entirely unarmed.
“Abdul-Baki Todashev showed journalists 16 photographs that he said were of his son, Ibragim, in a Florida morgue,” CBS News reported. “He said his son had six gunshot wounds to his torso and one to the back of his head and the pictures were taken by his son’s friend, Khusen Taramov.”
He said Taramov sent him the photos and that his son was “100 percent unarmed.” (A spokesman for Boston police declined comment to CBS News on that claim.)
“I’d only seen and heard things like that in the movies — they shoot somebody and then a shot in the head to make sure,” Todashev said. “These just aren’t FBI agents, they’re bandits.”
According to the report, the younger Todashev and Tsarnaev once trained together at a gym — but “evidence also suggested a criminal connection, involvement in a grisly triple murder that occurred in September 2011, in Waltham, Mass.”
During the interrogation, he reportedly implicated himself in the triple homicide (in which no one was charged) was being pushed to confession. It was then that he snapped, eliciting the fatal response from the FBI.
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