Bombing suspect in court for 1st public hearing

Associated Press
FILE - This file photo provided Friday, April 19, 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who faces arraignment in federal court Wednesday, July 10, 2013 in Boston. The 19-year-old has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction, and could face the death penalty. (AP Photo/Federal Bureau of Investigation, File)

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BOSTON (AP) — A man accused of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings with his brother has arrived in a courtroom for his first public appearance since the deadly attack.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) is being arraigned in federal court in Boston on 30 charges, including using a weapon of mass destruction to kill.

The April 15 attack killed three people and wounded more than 260. Authorities say the 19-year-old Tsarnaev orchestrated the attack along with his older brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who died following a shootout with police three days after the bombing.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was arrested on April 19 when he was found hiding in a boat in a suburban backyard. His first court appearance took place at a hospital, where he was recovering from injuries suffered in the police shootout.

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