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Boston Marathon Bombing (2013)
Boston prosecutors rest case with focus on bombing's smallest victim
Boston prosecutors rest case with focus on bombing's smallest victim

From the witness stand at the Boston Marathon bombing trial, the city’s chief medical examiner slipped on a pair of white latex gloves Monday and gingerly prowled around in a large cardboard box. It was no accident that Dr. Henry Nields was the government’s final witness in the first phase of the capital murder trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Before resting the government’s case, a somber assistant federal prosecutor methodically led Nields to slowly pull item after item from the box and show each one to the jury. The contents told, clinically and legally, the heartbreaking story of a little boy’s death. Martin Richard, 8, was one of three spectators to die from the...

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