In this courtroom sketch, the boat in which Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured is depicted on a trailer for observation during Tsarnaev's federal death penalty trial on March 16, 2015, in Boston.
Jane Flavell Collins—AP
By NBC News
March 17, 2015

One of the first things David Henneberry did after authorities lifted a lockdown during the April 19, 2013, search for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was to go check on his boat.

What he found there brought the dragnet to a bloody, frantic end.

Earlier that day, Tsarnaev had sped away from a pre-dawn shootout with police that left his older brother, Tamerlan, dead. That showdown, four days after twin blasts had rocked the marathon’s finish line, happened less than a mile from Henneberry’s home in Watertown, Massachusetts.

Police in SWAT gear had swarmed into the small suburb, searching houses and…

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