Boston Bombing Survivors Mixed On Death Penalty For Tsarnaev

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The Boston Marathon bombing trial moves into the second phase now that a jury has found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty on all 30 counts.

Early next week, the same jurors return to federal court to decide Tsarnaev's fate — either life in prison without parole or the death penalty.

The people most affected by the Boston Marathon bombings say the conviction is another step toward closure for them.

But, as WBUR's Jack Lepiarz reports for Morning Edition, survivors of the attack say they have mixed feelings on whether Tsarnaev should be put to death.

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This segment aired on April 9, 2015.


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