BOSTON (CNN) — [Breaking news update, posted at 3:31 p.m. ET]
A jury has sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death on some counts.
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Jurors have reached a decision in the penalty phase in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was convicted for his role in the Boston Marathon bombings and the further bloodshed that followed.
The jury deliberated for more than 14 hours over parts of three days before reaching its decision. They were tasked with deciding whether Tsarnaev should be sentenced to life in prison or death.
That decision is expected to be read in a federal court in Boston starting at 3 p.m.
Bill and Denise Richards, parents of the bombing’s littlest victim, 8-year-old Martin, took seats in the second row near the jury box.
The sentencing is the final chapter to a brutal, emotionally…
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