Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death
The verdict comes after three days of deliberations.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been sentenced to death this evening after he was convicted last month of killing three people and injuring 264 others at the Boston Marathon in 2013.
#Tsarnaev sits stone-faced in court after death sentence is read.
— Jess Bidgood (@jessbidgood) May 15, 2015
The jury of seven women and five men came to the verdict follows three days of deliberation.
— Alysha Palumbo (@AlyshaNECN) May 15, 2015
The 21-year-old ethnic Chechen was found guilty of setting off a pair of homemade bombs at the race's crowded finish line on April 15 2013.