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Indiana Company Offering To Pay To Ship Boston Bombing Suspect's Body To Russia
According to a report from Granite Broadcasting sister station Indiana's NewsCenter in Fort Wayne, Ind., an Indiana company has volunteered to cover the cost of flying Boston Marathon alleged bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev's body to Russia.
According to the report from Indiana's NewsCenter:
The company, which is based in Fort Wayne, specializes in transporting human remains and hopes that this offer will bring healing to greater Boston residents and resolve the issue of finding a place for his body on U.S. soil.
"We empathize with the residents of Cambridge and surrounding communities and their objections to having Tsarnaev's final resting place located near them," Frank Kaiser, president and CEO of Eagle's Wings Air said. "We are offering to facilitate the air transportation of the deceased's remains out of the United States on an international commercial flight at no charge to the funeral home, the city of Cambridge or any taxpayers."
The company is not offering to pay the fee on behalf of the Tsarnaev family that would cover the costs on Russia's end.