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Tsarnaev Friend Sentenced To 6 Years For Obstructing Bombing Investigation02:23

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A college friend of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison for obstructing the investigation into the deadly bombing.

Former UMass Dartmouth student Dias Kadyrbayev, 21, pleaded guilty last year to obstruction of justice and conspiracy charges for removing items from Tsarnaev's dorm room.

Listen to a full report above from WBUR's Simon Rios.

This segment aired on June 2, 2015.


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