Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Friend Of Marathon Bomber Is Found Guilty

(John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe/AP)
Jurors at Federal Court in Boston found Robel Phillipos guilty on two counts of lying to investigatorsPhillipos was charged with lying about being present in Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s dorm room when two other friends removed a backpack after the 2013 Boston Marathon attack. Three people were murdered and over 260 people were injured when two bombs exploded near the Boston Marathon finish line. Tsarnaev and his late brother are charged with the crimes as well as the murder of MIT police officer Sean Collier. Phillipos could get up to 16 years.