Friend of Tsarnaev Guilty of Obstruction of Justice for Hiding Evidence
A friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty Monday of obstruction of justice for interfering with the FBI's investigation into the latter's possible involvement in the 2013 terrorist attack.
Azamat Tazhayakov and another friend removed items from Tsarnaev's dorm room three days after the attack. Three people were killed and more than 260 were injured when two bombs exploded near the finish line of the 2013 marathon.
Sentencing was set for Oct. 16.