An American appeals court has overturned Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death sentence for the Boston Marathon bombing. This is reported by Reuters.
It is specified that the death sentence has been abolished on charges 4, 5, 9, 10, and 14. The case has been referred to a lower court for a new trial at the sentencing stage.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty of 30 counts. The jury decided on the death penalty, after which a federal judge formally sentenced him to death.
The Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013, killed three people and injured more than 260. The special services have established that the suspects in the crime are brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. During the pursuit, they engaged in a shootout with the police, Tamerlan was fatally wounded, and Dzhokhar was detained.