Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Guilty on All Counts in Boston Bombing Trial

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Guilty on All Counts in Boston Bombing Trial

Verdict means 21-year-old defendant is eligible for death penalty after being convicted for April 2013 attack which left three dead and more than 260 injured

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was found guilty on Wednesday on multiple charges in the Boston Marathon bombing trial. (Photo: Reuters)

Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Wednesday was found guilty on all 30 counts against him, including several which carry a possible death sentence.

The jury reached its decision after two days of deliberations. The now-21-year-old was accused of planning and carrying out the bombing with his older brother Tamerlan. The jury will now decide whether to execute Tsarnaev or sentence him to life in prison. The sentencing date is set for April 13.

On Twitter, the trial was updated under the hashtag #Tsarnaev and #BostonBombing.

Boston's public radio outlet WGBH News explains the charges against the 21-year-old Tsarnaev:

Death Penalty Charges

COUNT ONE:  Conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction, resulting in death

COUNT TWO:  Use of a weapon of mass destruction—Pressure Cooker Bomb #1, resulting in death; and aiding and abetting

COUNT THREE:  Possession and use of a firearm—Pressure Cooker Bomb #1 during and in relation to a crime of violence, resulting in death; and aiding and abetting

COUNT FOUR: Use of a weapon of mass destruction—Pressure Cooker Bomb #2, resulting in death; and aiding and abetting

COUNT FIVE:  Possession and use of a firearm—Pressure Cooker Bomb #2 during and in relation to a crime of violence, resulting in death; and aiding and abetting

COUNT SIX: Conspiracy to bomb a place of public use, resulting in death

COUNT SEVEN:  Bombing of a place of public use—Pressure Cooker Bomb #1, resulting in death; aiding and abetting

COUNT EIGHT: Possession and use of a firearm—Pressure Cooker Bomb #1 during and in relation to a crime of violence, resulting in death; aiding and abetting

COUNT NINE: Bombing of a place of public use—Pressure Cooker Bomb #2, resulting in death; aiding and abetting

COUNT TEN: Possession and use of a firearm—Pressure Cooker Bomb #2 during and in relation to a crime of violence, resulting in death; aiding and abetting

NON-Death Penalty Charge

COUNT ELEVEN:  Conspiracy to maliciously destroy property, resulting in death

Death Penalty Charges

COUNT TWELVE: Malicious destruction of property by means of an explosive—Pressure Cooker Bomb #1, resulting in death; aiding and abetting

COUNT THIRTEEN: Possession and use of a firearm—Pressure Cooker Bomb #1 during and in relation to a crime of violence, resulting in death; aiding and abetting

COUNT FOURTEEN:  Malicious destruction of property by means of an explosive—Pressure Cooker Bomb #2, resulting in death; aiding and abetting

COUNT FIFTEEN: Possession and use of a firearm—Pressure Cooker Bomb #2 during and in relation to a crime of violence, resulting in death; aiding and abetting

COUNT SIXTEEN: Possession and use of a firearm—Ruger P95 9mm semiautomatic handgun during and in relation to a crime of violence, resulting in death; aiding and abetting

COUNT SEVENTEEN: Possession and use of a firearm—Ruger P95 9mm semiautomatic handgun during and in relation to a crime of violence, resulting in death; aiding and abetting

COUNT EIGHTEEN:  Possession and use of a firearm—Ruger P95 9mm semiautomatic handgun during and in relation to a crime of violence, resulting in death; aiding and abetting

NON-Death Penalty Charges

COUNT NINETEEN: Carjacking, resulting in serious bodily injury; aiding and abetting

COUNT TWENTY: Possession and use of a firearm—Ruger P95 9mm semiautomatic handgun) during and in relation to a crime of violence; aiding and abetting

COUNT TWENTY-ONE: Interference with commerce by threats and violence; aiding and abetting

COUNT TWENTY-TWO:  Possession and use of a firearm Ruger P95 9mm semiautomatic handgun during and in relation to a crime of violence; aiding and abetting

COUNT TWENTY-THREE: Use of a weapon of mass destruction—Pressure Cooker Bomb #3 on or about April 19, 2013, in the vicinity of Laurel Street and Dexter Avenue in Watertown; aiding and abetting

COUNT TWENTY-FOUR: Possession and use of a firearm—a Ruger P95 9mm semiautomatic handgun and Pressure Cooker Bomb #3) during and in relation to a crime of violence; aiding and abetting

COUNT TWENTY-FIVE: Use of a weapon of mass destruction (Pipe Bomb #1 on or about April 19, 2013, in the vicinity of Laurel Street and Dexter Avenue in Watertown; aiding and abetting

COUNT TWENTY-SIX: Possession and use of a firearm—a Ruger P95 9mm semiautomatic handgun and Pipe Bomb #1 during and in relation to a crime of violence; aiding and abetting

COUNT TWENTY-SEVEN: Use of a weapon of mass destruction—Pipe Bomb #2 on or about April 19, 2013, in the vicinity of Laurel Street and Dexter Avenue in Watertown; aiding and abetting

COUNT TWENTY-EIGHT:  Possession and use of a firearm—a Ruger P95 9mm semiautomatic handgun and Pipe Bomb #2 during and in relation to a crime of violence; aiding and abetting

COUNT TWENTY-NINE:  Use of a weapon of mass destruction—Pipe Bomb #3 on or about April 19, 2013, in the vicinity of Laurel Street and Dexter Avenue in Watertown; aiding and abetting

COUNT THIRTY:  Possession and use of a firearm—a Ruger P95 9mm semiautomatic handgun and Pipe Bomb #3 during and in relation to a crime of violence; aiding and abetting.

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