NY State Senator advocates torturing Boston bombing suspect to save lives

Posted at 11:23 AM, Apr 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-23 11:23:53-04

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WTKR) — A New York state Senator says that authorities should consider “torturing” a 19-year-old Boston Marathon bomb suspect. That’s according to a report from in Denver.

Shortly after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was taken into custody on April 19 in Boston after a standoff with police, Republican State Senator Greg Ball tweeted the following:


Reports say Ball, a Republican who represents the 40th Senate District, declined to back off on his statement.

“If people find that offensive, they’re going to have to check their own conscience,” he said.

Find this complete report from, HERE.