Mysterious picture of man on roof during Boston Marathon bombing goes viral, prompts speculation

Posted: April 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

Mysterious picture of man on roof during Boston Marathon bombing goes viral, prompts speculation An image taken as the second bomb exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday has sparked conspiracy theories because it shows a man on top of a building. There is no evidence that the shadowy figure has any involvement in the attack, but Twitter users have been jumping to conclusions and asking “who is that guy on the roof.”

By / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 8:58 AM

 

<br /> 	The picture showing an unidentified man on top of a building during the Boston Marathon bombing has social media users speculating if he had any involvement in the attacks.<br />

 

The picture showing an unidentified man on top of a building during the Boston Marathon bombing has social media users speculating if he had any involvement in the attacks.

There are many shocking and terrifying pictures of the Boston Marathon bombing, but one of a mysterious man on a rooftop during the second explosion has Twitter buzzing with speculation.

The picture, taken by spectator Dan Lampariello, shows what appears to be a man walking on the roof of a building near the site of the second bomb, Yahoo News reported. The two bombs were detonated about 12 seconds apart at 2:50 p.m. near the race’s finish line.

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One of the first accounts to point out the mysterious figure was @Fraank_Oceaan, a parody Twitter for singer Frank Ocean. The post has since been retweeted more than 2,200 times.

The photo has since gone viral and continues to prompt speculation. According to Yahoo News, the phrase “Boston Marathon roof” was trending on Twitter.

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“Who’s the guy on the roof? He’s not reacting to the detonation,” one Twitter user posted.

“What is this thing about some guy on a roof? Mystery man? I bet that’s the guy!” another user wrote.

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The identity of the shadowy figure is not known, nor is it clear if he had anything to do with the terror attack. But the image has some people spooked.

“That man on the roof on the Boston marathon photo is creeping me out,” one user tweeted.

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The twin bombs killed three people and seriously injured more than 140.

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