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Death penalty trial begins for Boston Marathon bomber

April 21, 2015 4:14 PM
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Death penalty trial begins for Boston Marathon bomber

BOSTON — The penalty phase of the Boston Marathon bombing trial kicked off Tuesday, with the same federal jury that convicted Dzokhar Tsarnaev now charged with determining whether he lives or dies.

Judge George O'Toole walked jurors through factors they must consider in the first stage of their analysis. He explained that intentional killing or recklessness, coupled with at least one aggravating factor such as targeting an especially vulnerable victim, can justify a death sentence.

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