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Boston Terror Suspect's Body Refused By Cemetery (Photos)

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The funeral of Boston terror suspect Usaamah Abdullah Rahim was delayed after a local cemetery refused to take his body due to the suspected terrorist connections.

“They wouldn’t take him because he was a suspected terrorist,” Abdullah Faruuq, imam at the Mosque for the Praising of Allah in Roxbury, Massachusetts, told reporters.

According to Faruuq, 26-year-old Rahim’s body was refused by the Knollwood Memorial Park funeral home, though another unidentified funeral home reportedly agreed to host the services and bury his body. 

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Rahim, according to officials, was allegedly plotting to kill police officers with a knife but was shot and killed on Wednesday by authorities before he had the opportunity.

Rahim also planned to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller, who co-organized a controversial Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas. 

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The FBI had reportedly been aware of Rahim since 2012, though the details of what put him on their radar have not been released.

Sources: Daily Mail, New York Daily News

Photo Credit: Daily MailNew York Daily News


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