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Steve has learned the FBI investigated the older of the two Brothers two years ago at the request of an unnamed foreign governments.
Peter Doocy live in Washington -- that this morning here what what was the concern about suspect number one who died in the shoot out.
Possible extremist ties the ship that's according to an FBI official who told -- who told us that two years ago in early 2011.
A foreign government we don't know which -- government but a foreign government reached out to the FBI and said they were concerned.
About camera went czar and I have so the FBI tracked him down talked to -- long.
And also looks at his phone records as Internet searches his travel history -- known associates and is education background.
But they didn't find anything then to back up suspicions that this aspiring Boston area boxer had extremist ties itself they told this government who would inquired to circle back.
If the man we now know as suspect number one the man in the black hat ever raised any other red flags but that foreign government according to the FBI official we spoke to.
Never followed up in any way shape or form so the FBI.
Closed the case again that was two years ago and then fast forward to last night he was killed a little more than three days after allegedly drip by carrying out -- deadly bombing.
On US soil shepherd.
And in between the two here last year it's our understanding the older of the two who died in the shoot out.
Made a six month trip to Russia what we know about that.
We know that at some point in the beginning of last year 2012 camera -- left Boston to see -- father in Russia's specifically Chechnya and after spending a few months overseas.
Chamberlain returned to the states.
In July 2012 -- just a few weeks after his return on August 17.
His YouTube site went live and that -- when he started posting.
Radical jihadist videos including some videos featuring Mohamed -- as a radical Australian team -- known to -- his -- material from -- -- a lot keep that American born cleric.
Who was killed in a drone strike two years ago so -- older brother goes to Russia apparently to see his father comes back to Boston and almost immediately.
Develops and online presence as a radical islamists on YouTube and on FaceBook.
He was traveling back and forth using his -- expand passport.
And we're told there's no evidence at this point the Brothers bombed -- the Boston Marathon on behalf.
Of the Chechen cause but we're also told nothing is being rolled out at this point Jeff.
Peter do you see as the investigation -- is Peter thanks very much live this morning from Washington.
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