Martin Richard

 

 

Age: 8

 

Summary: third-grade student at Neighborhood House Charter School in Dorchester, Massachusetts who had been hospitalized in extremely critical condition from massive shrapnel wounds and severe leg injuries suffered in the April 15 Boston Marathon bombings that also left at least more than 183 other people critically injured including his mother Denis Richard and 6-year-old sister Jane after two pressure-cooker bombs containing massive improvised explosive devices exploded near the finish line during the annual Boston marathon race event along the city's historic Boylston Street earlier this week, in which the incident became one of the nation's third violent domestic terrorist attacks in the U.S. since 2001.

 

 

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a terrorist bombing blast

 

Born: May 2, 2004

 

Died: April 15, 2013

 

Location: Boston, Massachusetts