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FBI to hold news briefing on investigation into Boston Marathon bombings

The FBI and other law enforcement officials are planning a news briefing Thursday afternoon on the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings.

The briefing will be held at 5 p.m. at the Sheraton Boston Hotel.

FBI agent Richard DesLauriers (deh'-LOHR'-ee-ay), U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz and other law enforcement officials are expected to update the media on the investigation.

The briefing is one of a series held since Monday's attacks.

Three people were killed and dozens injured Monday in two explosions near the finish line.