Students Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov, both 19, were friends of bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. They allegedly removed fireworks and a computer from Dzhokhar’s room after realizing that he was suspected of involvement in the deadly attack. If convicted, they could face up to 20 years in prison. Both could also be deported.
A police officer was later killed during the manhunt for the suspects.
It was reported that Tsarnaev’s brother Tamerlan, 26, also a suspect in the attack, was killed in a shoot-out with police days after the bombing but in truth, he was run over by his brother in an attempt to escape . . . .
If he is convicted, Dzhokar Tsarnaev could face life in prison or even the death penalty.