Updated: CNN is now reporting that there were conflicting reports. There is no suspect identified or arrested in the Boston Marathon bombing case.
CNN’s John King reports authorities have told him that they identified a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. King reports that video from Lord & Taylor department store near the site of the second explosion and a Boston television station led to the new development, CNN reports from an anonymous source. The department store video clearly identified a suspect placing a black bag at the scene of the second bombing, according to King. Authorities double checked the department store video with the television station video to establish the timing.
The Associated Press is reporting that a suspect is being taken to a federal courthouse in Boston. A press conference is scheduled for 5 p.m.
Earlier news reports stated that the lid of a pressure cooker was found on top of a building roof. Authorities suspect a pressure cooker was used as part of the bomb.
Two blasts killed three people and injured nearly 200 near the finish line of the Boston marathon on Monday.