Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev To Face Death Penalty
Thursday, January 30, 2014
"BOSTON—Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday.
"Mr. Tsarnaev has pleaded not guilty to all charges against him, including using a weapon of mass destruction during the April 15 attack that left three dead and more than 260 wounded, including 16 people who lost legs.
"'The nature of the conduct at issue and the resultant harm compel this decision,' Mr. Holder said in a statement.
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