A friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber denied visiting the suspect`s college dorm room three days after the deadly attack, but later admitted to the visit, an FBI agent who interviewed the man testified on Wednesday.
A friend of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, accused of removing evidence from Tsarnaev`s dormitory room, has agreed to plead guilty to charges of obstructing the investigation into the blasts, his attorney said on Wednesday.
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say federal prosecutors shouldn`t be allowed to use his status as a new American citizen to argue that his alleged "betrayal" of the United States is one reason he should be put to death.
Tsarnaev, a 20-year-old ethnic Chechen, is accused of detonating the home-made bombs along with his older brother, Tamerlan, who was killed during a shootout with police several days after the April 15 attack.
The Boston bombing mastermind Tamerlan Tsarnaev had planned to blow up the bomb on the July 4, but preponed his plans as his pressure cooker bomb, which he had made in his own apartment, was ready much early.