Live blog: Bombings at the Boston Marathon
The 8-year-old boy who was killed in one of today's Boylston Street explosions lived in the Ashmont section of Dorchester, the Globe is reporting. The boy, Martin Richard, was the son of William and Denise Richard of Carruth Street in Dorchester. William, a community activist, reportedly ran the Marathon while his family waited for him at the finish line. His wife and daughter are in the hospital with grievous injuries; another daughter was unharmed.