Dias Kadyrbayev

WAMC News
7:39 am
Wed August 14, 2013

Marathon Suspect's Friends Deny Obstruction Charge

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Two friends of the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect have pleaded not guilty to disposing of evidence from his college dorm room.

Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov were arraigned Tuesday in federal court on charges of conspiracy to obstruct justice.

Prosecutors say they tried to thwart the investigations of the deadly April explosions by throwing away fireworks and other items they found in the dorm room of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev the day before his capture.

Authorities found the fireworks in a New Bedford landfill.

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WAMC News
10:00 am
Thu May 2, 2013

Lawyers: 2 Didn't Know Of Boston Attack Plans

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Lawyers for two men charged with conspiring to obstruct justice in the Boston bombing case say their clients had no idea the attack was being planned.

The lawyers for Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev held a brief news conference Wednesday after their clients' initial court appearance.

Their attorneys say their clients were just as shocked as everyone else and didn't have anything to do with the attack.

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