Tsarnaev photographer placed on 'desk duty ' - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Police photographer who leaked bomber photos placed on 'desk duty '

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (Source: CNN) Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (Source: CNN)
A Massachusetts State Police photographer leaked photos from the night Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured after 'Rolling Stone' put Tsarnaev on the cover of the August issue. (Source: Rolling Stone/CNN) A Massachusetts State Police photographer leaked photos from the night Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured after 'Rolling Stone' put Tsarnaev on the cover of the August issue. (Source: Rolling Stone/CNN)

BOSTON (RNN) - A photographer with the Massachusetts State Police is assigned to desk duty, according to CNN and the AP, as punishment for releasing photos of the capture of alleged Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Sgt. Sean Murphy was not authorized to release photos that he took the night Tsarnaev was captured after hiding in a boat that was in dry dock.

Murphy will also not have any contact with the public.

Boston Magazine published those photos last week after Murphy leaked the photos in an effort to counter the glamorized mage of Tsarnaev on the cover of Rolling Stone.

In addition to desk duty, Murphy served a one-day, unpaid suspension.

Copyright 2013 Raycom News Network. All rights reserved.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Gautier hosts first Music on the Lawn

    Gautier hosts first Music on the Lawn

    Saturday, July 22 2017 11:12 PM EDT2017-07-23 03:12:28 GMT

    The music has come to Gautier. Thanks to help from the Mississippi Songwriters Alliance, the first Music on the Lawn brought local songwriters together to make music that makes everybody happy.

    More >>

    Thanks to help from the Mississippi Songwriters Alliance, the first Music on the Lawn brought local songwriters together to make music that makes everybody happy. 

    More >>
  • State flag debate will likely reach a boiling point in Biloxi

    State flag debate will likely reach a boiling point in Biloxi

    Saturday, July 22 2017 11:00 PM EDT2017-07-23 03:00:16 GMT

    The next seven days, issues such as the state flag, and race relations will be debated in Biloxi.

    More >>

    The next seven days, issues such as the state flag, and race relations will be debated in Biloxi. 

    More >>
  • 2 injured in accident at I-10 and Menge Ave.

    2 injured in accident at I-10 and Menge Ave.

    Saturday, July 22 2017 10:32 PM EDT2017-07-23 02:32:29 GMT

    Two people were injured Saturday evening after a pick-up truck ran off the road and hit a parked 18-wheeler at I-10 and Menge Ave.

    More >>

    Two people were injured Saturday evening after a pick-up truck ran off the road and hit a parked 18-wheeler at I-10 and Menge Ave.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly