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RI woman may have been in relationship with older suspect

Federal law enforcement authorities descended Friday on the home of a North Kingston, R.I. family, whose grown daughter, a former Suffolk University student, apparently has been in a relationship with Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the marathon bombing suspect who died Friday.

Katherine Russell, the oldest of three daughters who grew up in a house on a quiet residential street, may have had a child with Tsarnaev, neighbors said, and at one point appeared to convert to Islam, based on her dress.

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