US Court Overturns Boston Marathon Bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev’s Death Penalty Sentence

Daily Mail: Court OVERTURNS Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev’s death penalty and orders new sentencing trial for 2013 terror attack that killed three and wounded 264

* A federal appeals court overturned the death sentence of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Friday
* Tsarnaev’s lawyers had argued that intense media coverage had made it impossible to have a fair trial in Boston
* They also pointed to social media posts from two jurors suggesting they harbored strong opinions even before the 2015 trial started
* The April 15, 2013, attack killed three people and injured more than 260 others
* His brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was killed in a gun battle with police days after the two brothers detonated the two pressure cooker bombs

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has had his death sentence overturned by a federal appeals court after his lawyers successfully argued some jurors had already decided he was guilty before his trial had even started.

The three-judge panel of the 1st US Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston issued the decision on Friday more than six months after arguments were heard in the case.

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