U.S. government seeks death penalty for Boston bomber
Newscast Media BOSTON—The Justice Department has recommended the death
penalty for Dzokhar Tsarnaev, if found guilty of carrying out the bombings last April
during the Boston Marathon.
Eric Holder, the US Attorney General, submitted a motion through federal prosecutors
notifying the court of his intent to seek the death penalty for Tsarnaev for his role in
the blasts that killed three people on April 15, 2013.
Tsarnaev along with his brother Tamerlan who died during a police shootout, are both
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