U.S. CRIME Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Sentenced to Death


Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Sentenced to Death, Time

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted last month of all 30 federal charges against him

(BOSTON)—A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a “kid” who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother.
Tsarnaev, 21, stood with his hands folded, his head slightly bowed, upon learning his fate, decided after 14 hours of deliberations over three days. It was the most closely watched terrorism trial in the U.S. since the Oklahoma City bombing case two decades ago.
The decision sets the stage for what could be the nation’s first execution of a terrorist in the post-9/11 era, though the case is likely to go through years of appeals. The execution would be carried out by lethal injection. [...]


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