Feds 'gratified' by Boston Marathon bombing verdict
BOSTON - Federal prosecutors say they are "gratified" by the guilty verdict against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and thank everyone who played a role.
U.S. Attorney Carmez Ortiz says in a statement that prosecutors are now focused on "the work that remains to be done." She declined to comment further because the trial is continuing.
In the next phase, which could begin as early as Monday, the jury will hear evidence on whether Tsarnaev should get the death penalty or spend the rest of his life in prison.
He was convicted Wednesday on all 30 counts he faced for the twin bombings in April 2013 at the finish line of the race.
His lawyers left the courthouse without commenting.
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