A friend of the brothers accused in the
Khairullozhon Matanov's attorneys have joined federal prosecutors in asking U.S. District Court Judge William G. Young for a Rule 11 hearing to enter a plea, officials said. The court has not set a date for the hearing, officials said.
Matanov is charged with lying to investigators about his contacts with
Matanov is also accused of deleting computer files. He is not accused of playing any role in the bombings.
Tamerlan Tsarnaev died in a shootout with police several days after the attack.