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Boston bombing suspect charged

Published:Friday | June 28, 2013 | 9:15 AM

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been formally charged with killing four people and using a weapon of mass destruction.

The 19-year-old faces 30 total charges arising from the April 15 blasts, which killed three and injured more than 260 others.

A fourth victim, a policeman, was shot dead by Tsarnaev and his brother as they fled authorities.

If convicted, Tsarnaev faces life in prison or even the death penalty.


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