FBI agent testifies that Phillipos offered to help with #Tsarnaev prosecution: “He wanted to nail the motherfucker.”
BOSTON (Reuters) – An agent with the FBI is due to take the witness stand on Wednesday in the trial of a friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber.
Robel Phillipos, 21, is on trial on charges he lied to the FBI about a visit to the suspected bomber’s college dorm room three days after the attack that killed three people and injured more than 260, as investigators were hunting for the suspect.
BOSTON (Reuters) – Text messages between the accused Boston Marathon bomber and some of his college friends will be the focus when the criminal trial of a man charged with lying to investigators resumes on Tuesday.
U.S. prosecutors contend that Robel Phillipos, 21, lied to authorities about a visit that he and two other friends made to accused bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s dorm room three days after the 2013 attack, which killed three people and injured more than 260.