Boston Marathon Bombing

Third Marathon Bombing Victim Was Student from China

Name not yet released


Tuesday evening, the third victim was identified as a Boston University graduate student from China who was watching the race with two friends near the finish line.

The Chinese Consulate in New York confirmed the student's death, the Associated Press reported Tuesday night.

The university did not release the student's name or gender, pending family approval. But the official Chinese news agency Xinhua reported that relatives have requested that the student not be identified.