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Press Release

For Immediate Release
April 19, 2013

Communications Office

Statement from Governor Hassan on the Apprehension of Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect

CONCORD – Governor Maggie Hassan issued the following statement on the apprehension of the second Boston Marathon bombing suspect:

"I join the people of New Hampshire in extending our most heartfelt gratitude to all those who put their lives on the line to keep us all safe today. Law enforcment officials, emergency responders and all involved have demonstrated unyielding bravery and expert skill in apprehending this suspect of these horrific acts of cowardice and terror. From the Town of Watertown, the City of Boston, the State of Massachusetts, the State of New Hampshire, and far and wide, they came together, stood together, and never wavered, and we will forever be grateful for their incredible dedication to the safety of our people. Thank you."