BOSTON (Reuters) – FBI agents searching for the accused Boston Marathon bomber surrounded an apartment where two of the suspect’s friends were living and trained the laser scopes of sniper rifles on them, a federal agent testified on Wednesday.
Four days after the bombing, heavily armed law enforcement agents surrounded the building where two college friends of accused bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lived, acting on information, later proven incorrect, that the suspect was hiding in there.
FBI special agent John Walker back for a second day of cross-examination at pre-trial hearing of three friends of accused Boston bomber.
BOSTON (Reuters) – Attorneys for one of the accused Boston Marathon bomber’s three friends charged with hampering the investigation will question an FBI agent on Wednesday as they try to prevent early statements by their client from being read at his upcoming trial.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s college friends, Kazakh exchange students Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov, and Robel Phillipos of Cambridge, will appear at hearings in federal court in Boston this week ahead of the trials, which are due to begin in June.