Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made his first appearance before a federal magistrate in his hospital room on Monday, April 22nd. He faces charges of using weapons of mass destruction and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction.
Police captured him on April 19th after a massive manhunt. Officers killed his brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev in a shootout.
The two are considered the only suspects in the Boston Marathan bombing. Three people died and more than 150 were injured after 2 explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday, April 15, 2013.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces the death penalty after a jury convicted him of conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction resulting in death.
Boston Bombing: The Details
Two bombs exploded about 10 seconds and 100 yards apart at about 2:50 p.m. Monday in Boston's Copley Square, near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
An 8-year-old boy, a 29-year-old woman and a 23-year-old graduate student from China were killed, and more than 180 people were wounded.
The explosions occurred about four hours into the race and two hours after the winners had crossed the finish line, but thousands of runners were still on the course.
Police captured one bombing suspect, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, 19, of Cambridge, Mass., (pictured on left) on Friday evening.
The bombing suspect killed Friday morning has been identified as Tamerlan Tsarnaev (pictured right). Both have been living legally in the U.S. for at least one year and may be brothers.
According to The Associated Press the suspects are from the Russian region near Chechnya.
The 8-year-old killed in the bombings, Martin Richard, was remembered by friends and neighbors as a vivacious boy who loved to run, climb and play sports. Also killed was Krystle Campbell, a 29-year-old restaurant manager from Arlington, Mass., whose father, William Campbell, said she had gone with a friend to watch the race.
The third victim, 23-year-old Lu Lingzi, was a graduate student at Boston University studying mathematics and statistics. She was scheduled to receive her graduate degree in 2015.