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Boston defense focuses on Tsarnaev's troubled family
Boston defense focuses on Tsarnaev's troubled family

Close to wrapping up their case, defense lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev portrayed their client Tuesday as the product of a troubled and ailing Chechen father who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, and an angry, aggressive older brother who often picked fights in Boston. Tsarnaev was found guilty last month on all 30 charges in the April 2013 bombings, and the jury of seven women and five men will soon be deciding whether the 21-year-old Russian immigrant is moved to death row or spends the rest of his life in prison with no parole. Defense lawyers, hoping for the life sentence, on Tuesday sought to show how he was affected by family members, from their...

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