Katherine Russell was married to Tamerlan Tsarnaev for nearly three years before his recent death and the two raised a daughter together. But it seems as though the widow was completely in the dark on her husband’s alleged intentions.
Before she met Tamerlan, Katie was a typical American teenager growing up in North Kingstown, Rhode Island who graduated at the top of her class. After high school, she left home for Boston to attend Suffolk University, and her family and friends started to notice changes in her behavior.
A source close to the family says: