BOSTON (Reuters) – A friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber charged with lying to investigators smoked marijuana repeatedly on the day prosecutors said he visited the suspect’s dorm room, witnesses testified on Thursday.
Robel Phillipos, 21, was too intoxicated by marijuana to remember his actions on the night of April 18, 2013, when he is charged with accompanying two other men to the accused bomber’s college dorm room, his lawyers assert.
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Government rests its case in the trial of Robel Phillipos, accused of lying to investigators probing the Boston Marathon bombing.
BOSTON (Reuters) – A friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber denied visiting the suspect’s college dorm room three days after the deadly attack, but later admitted to the visit, an FBI agent who interviewed the man testified on Wednesday.
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.