BOSTON (CBS) – The 911 call that ended the most dramatic manhunt in Boston history was released to WBZ on Friday.
Watertown resident David Henneberry called police after discovering Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hiding in his boat.READ MORE: Target Will Once Again Require Some Employees To Wear Face Masks
The call brought the manhunt to a close four days after the bombings at the Boston Marathon finish line.
Transcript from 911 Call:
Henneberry: “I have a boat in my yard. There’s blood all over the inside. There’s a person in the boat.”
911 Operator: “Are you sure?”
Henneberry: “I just looked in the boat.”
911 Operator: “OK. Stay on the phone. Are you in the house? Stay in the house.”READ MORE: Surveillance Video Shows Suspect Smashing Into, Running From Franklin Jewelry Store During Robbery
Henneberry: “I just looked in it and I found something on the outside and I got nervous. And I looked in and I saw blood all over the floor of the boat and there’s a body in the boat.”
911 Operator: “Stay where you are.”
Henneberry: “He’s in the boat laying the floor. Climb up the ladder you can open the hatch. He’s in the boat.”
911 Operator: “Is he alive?”
Henneberry: “I don’t know!”
The 911 call ends with Henneberry calmly telling the 911 operator police were there. Tsarnaev was taken into custody later that night.MORE NEWS: Barack Obama's 60th Birthday Party On Martha's Vineyard This Weekend To Have COVID Safety Coordinator
He was convicted and sentenced to death for his role in the 2013 bombings, which killed three people.