According to several national media outlets, this comment on a University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, blog post from 2011 about the West Memphis Three was written by Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing who was captured at week’s end. Click through to read the whole thing.
“In this case it would have been hard to protect or defend these young boys if the whole town exclaimed in happiness at the arrest. Also, to go against the authorities isn’t the easiest thing to do. Don’t get me wrong though, I am appalled at the situation but I think that the town was scared and desperate to blame someone.”