Azamat Tazhayakov was accused with another friend of removing items from Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s dorm room three days after the attack.
A federal jury has started its second day of deliberations in the trial of a man accused of trying to protect Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a naive college kid who was prosecuted because he was a “friend of the bomber,” a defense lawyer said Wednesday, while prosecutors told a jury the man was an active participant in a plan to protect Tsarnaev by removing altered fireworks and other items from his dorm room.
There is new video of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev one day after the attacks.
Federal prosecutors and defense attorneys have rested their cases in the trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
The girlfriend of Dias Kadyrbaev testified in the obstruction of justice trial of Azamat Tazhayakov.
Azamat Tazhayakov is accused of removing a backpack and other items from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s dorm room at the UMass-Dartmouth several days after the bombings.
Opening statements are scheduled for Monday in the case against Azamat Tazhayakov, the first of the four friends of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to face trial.
Tazhayakov is charged with conspiracy and obstruction of justice for allegedly agreeing with another college friend, Dias Kadyrbayev, to remove Tsarnaev’s backpack from his dorm room after learning he was a suspect in the bombing.
Some defense attorneys and others are criticizing the extent to which federal prosecutors have charged Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s friends.
Azamat Tazhayakov is accused of removing items from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s dorm room at UMass-Dartmouth several days after last year’s attack.