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Sunday 4 December 2016

Boston bomber's pal faces 7 years

A college friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces up to seven years in prison when he's sentenced for impeding the bombing investigation.

A sentencing hearing was scheduled today for Dias Kadyrbayev. He pleaded guilty last year to obstruction of justice and conspiracy charges for removing items from Tsarnaev's dorm room.

Prosecutors said Kadyrbayev exchanged text messages with Tsarnaev, then went to his room with two other friends.

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