Mark Memmott. At the Richard family home in Dorchester, Mass. He was killed by one of the blasts at Monday's Boston Marathon. His mother and sister were seriously injured. There will be many heartbreaking stories in coming hours and days about the victims of Monday's bombings at the Boston Marathon. As the local Dorchester Reporter writes :.
Boston Bombing Trial: Martin Richard's Parents Urge Against Death Penalty
Martin’s Park In Seaport Is Officially Open – CBS Boston
A trauma surgeon has testified at the Boston bombing trial about the 'visceral' pain eight-year-old victim Martin Richard suffered in the wake of the devastating explosions. Dr David King, a veteran military combat surgeon, took the stand on Thursday during the death-penalty phase of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial in Boston. Dr King said the little boy was gravely injured in the blasts and didn't die instantly, suffering terribly before he bled to death on the street on April 15, Scroll down for video. In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing survivor Steve Woolfenden, right, is depicted on the witness stand beside a photo of his injured son Leo being carried to safety, left, during the penalty phase in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. A military combat surgeon testified at the Boston bomber's trial on Thursday that victim Martin Richard right , eight, suffered 'visceral pain' when Tsarnaev's bomb exploded and before he died on the street left.
Park honoring Boston Marathon bombing victim Martin Richard opens
The parents of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing are urging federal authorities to consider taking the death penalty off the table for convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Bill and Denise Richard, whose 8-year-old son, Martin, was one of three people killed by the April explosions at the marathon's finish line, write in a piece in Friday's Boston Globe that sentencing Tsarnaev to death "could bring years of appeals and prolong reliving the most painful day of our lives. They write that when Tsarnaev fades from the media spotlight and public view they can start "rebuilding our lives and family. The Richards never mention Tsarnaev by name and stress that they are speaking only for themselves.
Hundreds of people gathered at a playground Saturday to honor the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombings. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh touts the park, along South Boston's waterfront, as an architectural feat and an example of the resolve of the city and the Richard family. But none of that was on most kids' minds on Saturday.