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Massachusetts State Police Officer Leaks Photos Of The Night Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Was Captured

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Bloody...injured...and staggering out of the boat where he had been images of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev paint a very different picture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect...compared to the controversial cover of this week's "Rolling Stone" magazine...and that's exactly what the Massachusetts State Police sergeant who released the photos to "Boston Magazine"...wanted.

Sergeant Sean Murphy, who was there during the manhunt, told "Boston Magazine" his photos display..."The real Boston bomber, not someone fluffed and buffed for the cover of 'Rolling Stone' magazine."

Sgt Murphy adds, "It's irritated the wounds that will never heal...again."

"I think that's the real face of terror. I agree with him 100 percent," says Boston resident George Smith.

"It's inappropriate. That doesn't need to be out there like that," adds Boston resident Nicolas Julian.

One of the photos even shows a red dot on the 19-year-old bombing suspect's forehead...from police snipers who were ready to "shoot to kill" if necessary.

Tsarnaev is accused of working with his older brother, Tamerlan, to set off a pair of bombs that killed three people and injured hundreds more.

The "Rolling Stone" cover angered many in Boston...with several stores now boycotting the August issue.

"I think they should focus all the attention on the brave people, people who lost their lives...not on the monster who caused it," says Boston resident Jamie Curtis.

And Sgt. Murphy's bosses say these images of Tsarnayev...were released without authorization.

Brandi Hitt, reporting: The 25-year veteran of the Massachusetts State Police now faces possible disciplinary action...pending an internal investigation."

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