After calling 92 witnesses over 15 days, the government rested its case against 21-year-old defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in the Boston Marathon bombing trial. Now it is the defense’s turn to present its case. Here are eight key moments from the trial.
The jury in the Boston bombing trial viewed the entire boat that defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hid in during the four-day manhunt.
Khairullozhon Matanov, 24, a friend of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who allegedly met and spoke with the brothers multiple times during the week of the Boston bombing, pleaded guilty to misleading investigators.
The strange case of Ibragim Todashev, who, according to a new report, was killed in self-defense by investigators. The friend of Tamerlan Tsarnaev was shot by the FBI in his Orlando, Fla., apartment in 2013.
A friend of Tamerlan Tsarnaev told investigators that Tsarnaev participated in the 2011 triple murder, according to a government court filing.
“I don’t think it’s possible,” Zakaev says of fears that Russia is pushing the FBI towards innocent Chechens.
The Boston Marathon bombing suspect was placed on the “Terrorist Identities Datamart Environment” list after the FBI spoke to him in 2011.
Tamerlan Tsarnaev reportedly listened to the conspiracist radio host. “My show is anti-terrorism.”
An unsolved crime. “Tam“‘s former friends have been suspicious since the bombing
“They did an exceptional job … you cannot expect the FBI is randomly investigating American citizens,” former FBI agent-turned-congressman Michael Grimm says.
Tamerlan Tsarnaev’s best friend was among the victims in the bloody 2011 homicide. Surprised “Tam” skipped the funeral.
A brief statement from Anzor Tsarnaev, father of Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, insisting that his sons were set up.
They gravitated toward socially conscious lyrics.
A YouTube page linked to the name of the older brother suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings is packed with videos of Islam and includes a playlist called “terrorists.”
AP and NBC reported that Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev came to the U.S. from or near Chechnya, but both have apparently spent several years in Cambridge, Massachusetts.