BOSTON (AP) — Appeals lawyers for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are asking authorities for the recordings of interviews with a suspect in a triple-homicide in Massachusetts who was shot in 2013 during a confrontation with an FBI agent.
The attorneys, whose argument for sparing Tsarnaev’s life is due next month before the 1st U.S. Court of Appeals, filed the motion for the recordings of Ibragim Todashev on Tuesday without spelling out their reasons for asking.READ MORE: Food & Wine Names Best Burgers In Every State: See The Top Picks For New England
Todashev knew Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s older brother, Tamerlan. He allegedly told police about a month after the marathon bombing that he and Tamerlan Tsarnaev had killed three men in Waltham in 2011.READ MORE: Gabby Thomas, Mass. Native And Harvard Grad, Sprints To 200 Meter Bronze In Tokyo Olympics
Todashev was fatally shot by an FBI agent in Orlando, Florida, after allegedly charging at the agent with a metal broomstick.MORE NEWS: Phoenix Police Say Foul Play Not Suspected In Death Of Hiker Angela Tramonte Of Saugus
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