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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev jury begins deliberating sentence

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev jury begins deliberating sentence

The jury in the Boston Marathon bombing trial completed its first day of deliberations Wednesday afternoon, seeking to find what the judge described as the “proper punishment” for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, after hearing prosecutors demand a death sentence for “killing innocents” and defense lawyers urge them “to choose life.” The jury deliberated for about an hour Wednesday after hearing the closing arguments from the two sides. “No remorse, no apology,” Stephen D. Mellin, a federal prosecutor from the Department of Justice’s Capital Case section in Washington, said of Tsarnaev. He described the defendant as “a terrorist who felt...

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