Boston Marathon Bombing Hoaxes and Conspiracy Theories A collection of conspiracy theories about the Boston Marathon bombings. 6 A collection of hoaxes and conspiracy theories about the Boston Marathon bombings FALSE Accused bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev is going to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery. PARTLY TRUE The accused Boston Marathon bombers collected welfare benefits while on U.S. government watch lists. FALSE Photograph shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev in police custody with no injuries. FALSE Sarah Palin called for an invasion of the Czech Republic in response to the Boston Marathon bombings. TRUE Photograph shows a police officer delivering milk to a Watertown family during a stay-in-place order. FALSE The accused Boston Marathon bombers attended expensive private schools. TRUE Carlos Arredondo lost a son in Iraq and another to suicide. UNDETERMINED Michelle Obama visited a Saudi national injured in the Boston Marathon bombings but not an American who lost both his legs. FALSE Photograph shows a girl from Sandy Hook Elementary School who was killed in the Boston Marathon bombings.