Inside, investigators found a short screed, written in pencil on the boat and carved into wooden slats — all of which Henneberry said had not been there before. FBI Agent Michael Nealon testified that it read, in part: “Stop killing our innocent people and we will stop.”
Tsarnaev was sentenced to death six years ago for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, which killed three and injured hundreds. In 2020, the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals threw out his death sentences, citing procedural failings during his trial (but kept in place his numerous life sentences).
“This was a high-powered injury that has resulted in skull-base fracture, with injuries to the middle ear, the skull base, the lateral portion of his C1 vertebrae, with a significant soft-tissue injury, as well as injury to the pharynx, the mouth, and a small vascular injury that’s been treated,” Odom explained to the …
After the bombing, Russell moved to New Jersey. “Katherine is, right now, she’s being a mom, and she’s working and she’s trying to get on with her life,” said attorney Amato DeLuca, who has represented Russell in the three-and-a-half years since her husband was identified as one of the marathon terrorists.