Authorities may never be able to question injured bombing suspect, Boston mayor says

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A U.S. senator says the hospitalized suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing was shot in the throat, raising questions about his ability to speak to investigators.

Senate Intelligence Committee member Sen. Dan Coats of Indiana told ABC’s “This Week” that there are questions over whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be able to talk again.

Coats said that doesn’t mean the 19-year-old can’t communicate, but he’s “in a condition where we can’t get any information from him at all.”

As the lone surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing lay hospitalized under heavy guard, the American Civil Liberties Union and a federal public defender raised concerns about investigators’ plan to question Tsarnaev without reading him his Miranda rights.

We can’t get any information from him at all

What Tsarnaev will say and when are unclear. He remained in serious condition Sunday and apparently in no shape for interrogation after being pulled bloodied…

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