Tsarnaev receives support in jail

To view this site, you need to have Flash Player 9.0.115 or later installed. Click here to get the latest Flash player.

October 4, 2013, 5:42 am
Print Article

(NECN) – It turns out that Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has gotten a lot of support in jail, in the form of mail and letters.

Attorney General Eric Holder says Tsarnaev received nearly one-thousand pieces of unsolicited mail while in custody.

Tsarnaev's attorneys say none of the mail is jihadist in nature.

They say most of it was letters and cards from people who believe he's innocent and those who want him to repent and convert to Christianity.

Tsarnaev has asked a judge to lift restrictions placed on him in prison.

Tags: Boston Marathon, Eric Holder , suspect, Boston Marathon bombings, Jahar Tsarnaev
For firefighters in Worcester, Mass. and Manchester, NH, Thursday's windy conditions presented a challenge
Officers responded to call for body found in water off Long Wharf on Wednesday
Mont Vernon, N.H. native Alex Preston was voted through by the fans on Thursday night