Dzohkhar Tsarnaev, Boston Bombing Suspect, Indicted on 30 Counts

June 27, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

A U.S. grand jury will read a 30-count indictment against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzohkhar Tsarnaev for killing four people and injuring hundreds more.

Tsarnaev was charged with planting a bomb near the finish line of the marathon in mid-April, and he was also charged with the shooting death of MIT officer Sean Collier several days later amid a massive police manhunt in Massachusetts, reported The Associated Press.

He was also charged with using weapons of mass destruction, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts said on Thursday.

Tsarnaev, 19, and his older brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, allegedly planted two bombs at the end of Bolyston Street in Boston on April 15, killing three and wounding scores more.

Later in the week, Tamerlan Tsarnaev was shot and killed during a police shootout, while Dzohkhar Tsarnaev was found a day later hiding in a boat parked in a man’s backyard in Watertown, Mass.

Tsarnaev was arrested and taken to a hospital for serious injuries. He was later sent to a federal detention facility in Massachusetts.

The indictment hearing starts at 3 p.m., and a live stream of it is located here. The full indictment against him can be read here.

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