Tsarnaev, 26 — who was killed in a police shootout on April 19 — was interred at the Al-Barzakh Cemetery, the first Muslim cemetery at the small community of Doswell, about 15 miles outside of Richmond, the Boston Globe reported.
A Virginia woman reached out to the Islamic Society of Greater Richmond and asked them to facilitate the burial after seeing Tsarnaev’s body languish for a week in a Worcester, Mass., funeral home, the paper reported.
Several protests broke out in opposition of having the bomber’s body buried in Massachusetts.
The Islamic Society of Greater Richmond arranged for the burial plot at Al-Barzakh and had the body transported on Wednesday night.
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