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Life or death for Boston Marathon bomber?

4:43pm EDT - 01:02

The sentencing phase in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is set to begin on Tuesday. Linda So reports.

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Will it be life or death for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev? The convicted Boston Marathon bomber is set to be back in court on Tuesday for the sentencing phase of his trial. Prosecutors are arguing the 21-year-old should be sentenced to death for his crimes. Crimes that include the deaths of four people including 8-year-old Martin Richard who was the youngest to die in the attack. In a statement on the front page of the Boston Globe, Richard's parents asked federal prosecutors to drop the death penalty. Instead, they urged prosecutors to seek a deal that would send Tsarnaev to prison for life without the possibility of parole and waiving all of his rights to appeal. Defense attorneys are expected to call family and friends who are able to discuss the relationship Tsarnaev had with his older brother Tamerlan. The defense has argued Tsarnaev was radicalized by his older brother who died in a gunfight with police several days after the bombing attack.

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Life or death for Boston Marathon bomber?

4:43pm EDT - 01:02