The surviving Boston bomb suspect has been identified as Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, Mass., a federal law enforcement official told USA TODAY.
The dead suspect is described as Tsarnaev's 20-year-old brother, said the official, who declined to be identified because he is not authorized to comment publicly.
Both suspects have been in the U.S. for at least a year, living as legal U.S. residents in Cambridge and authorities are reviewing their possible ties to Chechnya, the official said.
An individual by the name of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a wrestler at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, in Cambridge, Mass. He was named a Greater Boston League Winter All Star in 2011.
Cambridge Rindge and Latin School did not immediatly respond to USA TODAY's phone calls. Many Boston-area schools are closed today.
In May of 2011, as a high school senior, Tsarnaev was awarded a $2,500 City Scholarship from the City of Cambridge to pursue higher education.