Prosecutors seek death penalty in Boston bombing case

Prosecutors seek death penalty in Boston bombing case

Prosecutors seek death penalty in Boston bombing case. Federal prosecutors have said they will seek the death penalty against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing.

The 20-year-old is accused of helping orchestrate the April 15 blasts that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others.

Seventeen of the 30 federal charges levelled against Tsarnaev carried the possibility of the death penalty, including using a weapon of mass destruction to kill. read more

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