TIMELINE: Khairullozhon Matanov arrest information

Friday morning Khairullozhon Matanov was arrested inside his apartment in Quincy when the FBI reportedly broke down his door. Here is a timeline of what lead to his arrest and the events since.


  • Matanov moves to United States after living in Kyrgyzstan. Parents and two brothers stay behind, two other brothers live in Russia.

April 15, 2013:

  • 2:49 p.m.: Two bombs explode near Boston Marathon finish line. Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are later announced as suspects.
  • 3:31 p.m.: Matanov calls Tamerlan Tsarnaev. Shortly after he calls Dzhokhar Tsarnaev several times with no answer.
  • Later: Matanov and the Tsarnaevs have dinner together.

April 19, 2013:

Late April, 2013:

July / August 2013:

May 30, 2014: