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Prospect Of 2nd Trial For Marathon Bomber Reopens Old Wounds; Last Week, An Appeals Court Overturned The Death Sentence Of Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Aug 05, 2020 - Providence Journal

BOSTON \x97 After Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted in 2015, the family of the youngest victim urged prosecutors to abandon their bid for the death penalty, warning that years of appeals would only keep him in the spotlight and prolong their unthinkable suffering.

Five years later, the prospect of a new trial to decide whether Tsarnaev should be executed after an appeals court tossed the 27-year-old's death sentence has brought anger and anguish to a community in many ...