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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
As trial's penalty phase begins, Boston Marathon bomber remains a mystery
As trial's penalty phase begins, Boston Marathon bomber remains a mystery

Each morning around 9 a.m., a courtroom door would swing open and a young man in a sport coat was escorted by beefy U.S. marshals to the defense table. For a few moments, the 21-year-old defendant appeared animated, smiling a bit with lawyers, fussing with his thick, dark hair. But once the jury arrived and the judge gaveled the trial to order, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev became someone totally different — detached, dismissive and difficult to read. Gone was the smile. During hours of testimony, Tsarnaev mostly looked down, fingering through a few notebooks or doodling in a yellow pad. As morning became afternoon, he sometimes sank deeper in his chair, his chin in his hand, looking bored...

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