Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s Death Sentence Overturned By Federal Appeals Court
A federal appeals court has overturned. Boston Marathon bomber Joe Car to Sonya Death penalty sentence Jeff Mackay tells us what the judge's decision means. The 2013 attack killed three people and wounded more than 260 others. What the U. S first Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston did was. It upheld much of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's conviction but ordered a lower court judge now to hold a new trial strictly over the penalty. Tsarnaev should receive the death penalty eligible crimes that he was convicted. Of the federal appeals court says the judge who oversaw the case didn't adequately screen jurors for potential bias is it ordered a new penalty phase trial and whether the 27 year old should be executed. Turn. EV was 19 years old when he did. His brother, Caroline, who was 26 at the time, went to Boston's Boylston Street on April 15 2013 to carry out their plot. His brother died in an explosive firefight with police and nearby Watertown. Joe Carter, Nev. Was arrested a day later.