Boston Bomber to Face Victims When Death Sentence Handed Down in June

A judge said on Thursday that Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will confront people who lost limbs and loved ones in the deadly 2013 attack when he is scheduled to be formally sentenced to death for his crimes, The same federal jury that found Tsarnaev guilty of killing three people and injuring 264 voted last month to sentence him to death. . U.S. District Judge George O'Toole will formally hand down the sentence on June 24. Survivors of the attack and family members of the three people who died in the bombing, as well as the family of a university police officer who was shot to death three days later, will have an opportunity to speak at the sentencing.