Locals react to the jury verdict for Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
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The defense said the Marathon bomber was an “invisible child” heavily influenced by his older brother, but the jury didn’t believe it.
After fourteen hours of deliberation, the jury reached a verdict in the penalty phase of the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial.
Jurors began their deliberations again Friday, as they consider whether or not to sentence the Boston Marathon bomber to death.
Jurors in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are set to return to federal court Friday to resume deliberations on his punishment.
With closing arguments over, jurors have begun the first full day of deliberations in the penalty phase of the Marathon bombing trial.
Prosecutors reminded jurors of the pain and suffering caused by the bombing and said Tsarnaev deserves to die for what he did.
After a two-part trial, it will finally be up to a 12-member jury to decide whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lives or dies.
Tsarnaev’s lawyers wrapped up their case for life Monday after calling more than 40 witnesses in the penalty phase of his trial.
A purported threat Alinia Tsarnaeva made to another woman: “I know people who can put a bomb where you live,” cannot be proven, prosecutors …