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Police: 3 additional Boston bombing suspects arrested

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Boston police say three more suspects have been taken into custody in the marathon bombings.

Source tell FOX News that charges against new Boston bombing suspects will accuse them of supplying some sort of assistance or cover to the Tsarnaev brothers after attack.

In a tweet Wednesday morning, the police department says only that three more suspects are in custody and more details will follow. Police spokeswoman Cheryl Fiandaca confirmed the tweet but referred all other questions to the FBI.

Three people were killed and more than 260 injured on April 15 when two bombs exploded near the finish line.

Suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev died after a gunfight with police several days later. His brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was captured and lies in a hospital prison.

Both are Russian natives who lived for several years in the U.S. They are accused of using a weapon of mass destruction.

Five FBI agents paid a visit Monday to the family home of Katherine Russell, the widow of Tamerlan, Bomber No. 1. Investigators spent an hour and a half inside the North Kingstown, R.I., home. According to the Wall Street Journal, investigators collected Russell's DNA.

In the last two weeks, the FBI has visited the Russell home four times, MyFoxBoston.com reported. Monday was the first time they've left with evidence, including an agent seen holding a pair of scissors in a clear plastic bag, which may indicate the feds took a hair sample.

Authorities say there is no threat to the public right now. 

FOX28 News will update you as soon as we have more information.

The Associated Press and FOX News contributed to this story

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