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  • In this courtroom sketch, Khairullozhon Matanov, second from left, with attorney Paul Glickman, left, appears in federal court before Magistrate Judge Marianne B. Bowler, right, Friday, May 30, 2014, in Boston. Matanov, a friend of the brothers suspected of carrying out the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, faces federal charges he destroyed, altered and falsified records, and made false statements to obstruct the investigation into the bombings. Matanov, arrested Friday morning at his apartment in Quincy, Mass., is a legal resident of the U.S. originally from Kyrgyzstan. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins)

    Man charged with impeding marathon bombing probe

    A friend of the brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon was accused Friday of obstructing the investigation into the deadly attack by deleting information from his computer and lying to investigators.

  • In this courtroom sketch, Khairullozhon Matanov, second from left, with attorney Paul Glickman, left, appears in federal court before Magistrate Judge Marianne B. Bowler, right, Friday, May 30, 2014, in Boston. Matanov, a friend of the brothers suspected of carrying out the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, faces federal charges he destroyed, altered and falsified records, and made false statements to obstruct the investigation into the bombings. Matanov, arrested Friday morning at his apartment in Quincy, Mass., is a legal resident of the U.S. originally from Kyrgyzstan. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins)

    Friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect charged with impeding probe

    A friend of the brothers suspected of bombing the Boston Marathon was accused Friday of obstructing the investigation into the deadly attack by deleting information from his computer and lying to investigators.

  • Marathon suspect: Statements should be thrown out

    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev argue that statements he made to authorities after his arrest should be thrown out because he was questioned for 36 hours in a hospital room while suffering from gunshot wounds and without being told his rights.

  • FILE - This file photo by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings who is accused in two bombings that killed three people and injured more than 260 others near the finish line of the April 15 marathon. Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev argued Wednesday, May 7, 2014, that statements he made to authorities after he was arrested should be thrown out because he was questioned for 36 hours in a hospital room while suffering from gunshot wounds and without being told his rights.  (AP Photo/Federal Bureau of Investigation, File)

    Marathon suspect: Statements should be thrown out

    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev argued Wednesday that statements he made to authorities after he was arrested should be thrown out because he was questioned for 36 hours in a hospital room while suffering from gunshot wounds and without being told his rights.

  • FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2010, photo, Tamerlan Tsarnaev smiles after accepting the trophy for winning the 2010 New England Golden Gloves Championship in Lowell, Mass.  Tsarnaev is the Boston Marathon bombing suspect who was killed in a police shootout.  Peter Stefan, the owner of a Worcester funeral home, said he still feels disturbed by the reaction he got when he agreed to take the remains of Tamerlan Tsarnaev last year after a funeral home in North Attleborough, where the body was initially sent, was picketed by protesters.  Stefan is writing a book about his experience. (AP Photo/The Lowell Sun, Julia Malakie, File) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Book planned on burial of marathon bombing suspect

    After Peter Stefan offered to handle funeral arrangements for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, he was besieged by criticism, picketers and angry phone calls from people who called him a "traitor" and "un-American."

  • FILE - This combination of file photos shows brothers Tamerlan, left, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013. Tamerlan Tsarnaev died after a gunfight with police several days later, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was captured and is held in a federal prison on charges of using a weapon of mass destruction. A year after the bombings, prosecutors said they have a trove of evidence to use against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, including surveillance video showing him placing one of the bombs just yards from Martin Richard, the 8-year-old boy who died in the blast. (AP Photos/Lowell Sun and FBI, File)

    Defense says bombing suspect's family key to case

    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said Wednesday that understanding Tsarnaev's family is key to their case, offering a glimpse of the defense strategy as they prepare to defend him against charges that carry the possibility of the death penalty.

  • Wife of bomb suspect got triple-slaying subpoena

    The attorney for the wife of the dead Boston Marathon bombing suspect says a federal grand jury asked her for items that belonged to one of the victims in a triple slaying in a Boston suburb nearly three years ago.

  • FILE - This May 4, 2013 police booking photo provided by the Orange County Corrections Department in Orlando, Fla., shows Ibragim Todashev after his arrest for aggravated battery in Orlando. Todashev, who was being questioned in Orlando by authorities in the Boston Marathon bombing probe, was fatally shot Wednesday, May 22, 2013 when he initiated a violent confrontation, FBI officials said. According to a filing made Monday, Oct. 23, 2013, Ibragim Todashev told investigators that he and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect, participated in a triple killing in Waltham, Mass. on Sept. 11, 2011. But at the first anniversary of the bombings, Massachusetts state investigators still have not released any information about Tsarnaev's connection to the Waltham killings. (AP Photo/Orange County Corrections Department, File)

    Could police have averted the Boston bombings?

    It was a shocking slaying in a Boston suburb that sometimes goes years without one homicide, let alone three at once. The victims' throats had been sliced in a home on a tree-lined street, marijuana and cash strewn over their bodies.

  • ** FILE ** A sniper targets Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was hiding in a boat in a backyard in Watertown, Mass. (Screenshot of photo released by Sgt. Sean Murphy to Boston Magazine)

    Questions linger year after Boston Marathon bombs

    A surveillance video shows a man prosecutors say is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev placing a bomb near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, just yards from where an 8-year-old boy was killed when it exploded.

  • Timeline of events in the Boston Marathon bombing

    A timeline of events related to the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured 260 others on April 15, 2013. The suspects are Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed in a shootout with police several days later, and his younger brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is in jail awaiting trial.

  • Timeline of events in the Boston Marathon bombing

    A timeline of events related to the Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three people and injured 260 others on April 15, 2013. The suspects are Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed in a shootout with police several days later, and his younger brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is in jail awaiting trial.

  • Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet-Davis allegedly walked out of the set of Meet the Press with David Gregory (right).

    Adrianne Haslet-Davis storms off 'Meet the Press'; marathon victim felt 'disrespected'

    Adrianne Haslet-Davis, a dancer who lost part of one leg during the attack, said NBC promised not to name alleged bombers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev in her presence but did not follow through on the request.

  • Report: No missed opportunities in Boston attack

    A review of how the government's intelligence agencies handled information they had before the Boston Marathon bombings last year concluded that it was impossible to know whether anything could have been done differently to prevent the attack.

  • FILE-  This May 4, 2013 file photo provided by the Orange County Corrections Department in Orlando, Fla., shows Ibragim Todashev after his arrest for aggravated battery in Orlando. A report released Tuesday, March 25, 2014, determined that an FBI agent was justified in fatally shooting Todashev, who became violent after he had agreed to give a statement about his involvement in a triple slaying in Massachusetts last May.  (AP Photo/Orange County Corrections Department)

    Report details killing of bombing suspect's friend

    A Chechen mixed-martial-arts fighter grew increasingly agitated as he wrote a confession about his role in a 2011 triple slaying that got renewed attention after the Boston Marathon bombing, flipping a coffee table at an FBI agent and charging a Massachusetts State Police trooper with a pole before the agent shot him dead, according to an investigative report.

  • FILE-  This May 4, 2013 file photo provided by the Orange County Corrections Department in Orlando, Fla., shows Ibragim Todashev after his arrest for aggravated battery in Orlando. A report released Tuesday, March 25, 2014, determined that an FBI agent was justified in fatally shooting Todashev, who became violent after he had agreed to give a statement about his involvement in a triple slaying in Massachusetts last May.  (AP Photo/Orange County Corrections Department)

    Reports detail killing of bombing suspect's friend

    Fearing imminent arrest in a triple slaying, Ibragim Todashev started acting suspiciously. His mood, once cooperative with investigators, became agitated. His eyes darted around his small apartment in Florida, as if he were looking for a weapon or a way out.

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  • They said his rights also were violated when his court appearance was delayed to complete the interrogation, during which he told authorities about how the bombs were built and about the brothers' activities before and after the bombing.

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