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.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev did not seem nervous or agitated in the days after the Boston Marathon bombings, his former college roommate testified.
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.
Federal prosecutors are opposing a defense request to move the November trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to Washington, D.C.
Azamat Tazhayakov is accused of removing items from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s dorm room at UMass-Dartmouth several days after last year’s attack.
A judge has rejected a bail request from a friend of the dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect while he awaits trial on charges of impeding the investigation.
The attorneys say their preliminary survey of the attitudes of potential jurors in Boston, Springfield, New York and Washington D.C. found Washington would be the most favorable location for a trial.