Death penalty authorized by AG Holder for Boston Marathon bombing suspect.
STATEMENT BY ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER REGARDING THE CASE OF DZHOKHAR TSARNAEV
WASHINGTON—Attorney General Eric Holder today released the following statement regarding the case of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev:
“After consideration of the relevant facts, the applicable regulations and the submissions made by the defendant’s counsel, I have determined that the United States will seek the death penalty in this matter. The nature of the conduct at issue and the resultant harm compel this decision.”
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