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Friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect pleads guilty
Friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect pleads guilty

A college friend of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty Thursday to hiding the accused Boston Marathon bomber's laptop and backpack from FBI agents investigating the April 2013 terrorist attack that killed three people and injured more than 260 others. Dias Kadyrbayev was to stand trial next month in federal court in Boston. He is the second of three Tsarnaev friends to go through the justice system before Tsarnaev's capital murder trial, expected to begin in early November. Kadyrbayev pleaded guilty to conspiracy and obstruction of justice. Federal prosecutors advised U.S. District Judge Douglas P. Woodlock that they would recommend he serve no more than seven years in...

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