BOSTON (CBS) – Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been moved to the prison medical facility at Fort Devens.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens reports
Tsarnaev was moved from Beth Israel Hospital to the prison around 3 a.m. Friday.
The U.S. Marshal’s service confirmed the move in a statement saying:
“The U.S. Marshals Service confirms that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been transported from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and is now confined at the Bureau of Prisons facility FMC Devens at Ft. Devens, Mass.”
The federal prison is located about 39 miles west of Boston, 20 miles north of Worcester, on the decommissioned military base of Fort Devens.
The medical facility is for men who need “long-term care.”
Tsarnaev is a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.
The move comes a week after a violent shootout and manhunt in Watertown and the surrounding areas. The second bombing suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev was killed during that shootout.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been hospitalized with injuries sustained during the shootout. He was taken into custody last Friday night after hiding in a boat in a Watertown backyard.