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Bombing suspect burial divides Virginia residents

But Tsarnaev’s interment is legal, sheriff says

DOSWELL, Va. — Even after Tamerlan Tsarnaev was finally buried Thursday, his body’s presence under a small, unmarked mound of clay-colored earth here continues to cause divisions.

The schoolteacher who donated the land that holds Tsarnaev’s remains considers himself blessed; a Richmond imam calls the interment “irresponsible;” and police are monitoring a tiny cemetery tucked in the pine woods far from the capital city’s high-crime areas.

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