Boston bomber found guilty on 30 federal counts

A US federal jury on Wednesday found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 21, guilty on all 30 charges for the part he played in the twin blasts near the race finish line of the Boston Marathon two years ago. He was convicted of a string of charges, including the deaths of four people and conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction. Seventeen of the 30 counts carry a possible death penalty. Three people were killed in the twin bombings on April 15, 2013; a fourth, an MIT security officer, was killed during the six-day manhunt for the suspects.

Judge George O'Toole said the sentencing hearing will begin early next week. 

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