Law enforcement official: Arrest imminent in Boston Marathon bombing, suspect to be brought to court.

April 17, 2013 

A law enforcement official has told the Associated Press an arrest is imminent in Boston Marathon bombing, and that the suspect will be brought to court.

Authorities investigating the deadly bombings at the Boston Marathon have recovered a piece of circuit board that they believe was part of one of the explosive devices, and also found the lid of a pressure cooker that apparently was catapulted onto the roof of a nearby building, an official said Wednesday.

A law enforcement official briefed on the investigation confirmed to The Associated Press that authorities have recovered what they believe are some of the pieces of the explosive devices. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because this person was not authorized to publicly discuss evidence in the ongoing investigation.

A person close to the investigation previously told AP the bombs consisted of explosives put in 1.6-gallon pressure cookers, one with shards of metal and ball bearings, the other with nails.

This story will be updated as additional information becomes available.

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