US will seek death penalty against Boston bombings suspect
31 January 2014 Last updated at 06:18 GMT
The US government has announced it will seek the death penalty against Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Seventeen of 30 charges against the 20-year-old carry the possibility of capital punishment, including using a weapon of mass destruction to kill.
The bombings killed three and injured more than 260 in April 2013.
Beth McLeod reports.