Boston Marathon bombing trial update

Credit: Catherine Casey
Credit: Catherine Casey

By Amelia Fabiano 3-10-15

In the ongoing trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, jurors saw pictures on Tuesday of a bloody, bullet hole splattered note handwritten by Tsarnaev on the walls of the boat he was captured in shortly after the 2013 attack.

The note is being referred to as a confession by prosecutors.  Tsarnaev’s motives seemed to be revealed when he criticized U.S. actions taken in Muslim countries.  “The U.S Government is killing our innocent civilians but most of you already know that,” he wrote in pencil. “I can’t stand to see such evil go unpunished.”

Judge George O’Toole Jr. is still deciding on whether to allow panels of the boat to be cut out and brought into court for the jurors, or for the whole boat to be brought intact and viewed outside.