BOSTON (CBS) – A friend of the Boston Marathon bomber has dropped his appeal after being convicted on charges of obstruction of justice.Massachusetts Nurses Union Wants Baker's Help To Address 'Overwhelmed And Burned Out' Workers
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The friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on charges of obstruction of justice and conspiracy for removing Tsarnaev’s backback and laptop from his dorm room with another friend in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Tazhayakov tearfully apologized to the court before being sentenced earlier this month, saying Tsarnaev’s actions made him sick.MORE NEWS: Bruins Upset With 'Cheap Hit' That Knocked Brad Marchand Out Of Win Over Capitals
Tsarnaev was convicted of the 2013 bombings and sentenced to the death penalty.