It has been reported that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Boston Suspect #2, is awake, in stable condition, and responding to questions through writing.
Tsarnaev is recovering from wounds at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where earlier on Sunday, law officials claimed that Tsarnaev was not speaking due to being sedated because of his serious condition.
Now, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is awake and according to law officials,
responding sporadically in writing to questions … about other cell members and other unexploded bombs.
This is potentially great news as many were hoping he would be caught alive so that vital questions could be answered.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick stated last Saturday,
We are hoping, for a host of reasons, that the suspect survives…Because we have a million questions, and those questions need to be answered.
It is expected that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be charged with criminal terrorist activity and this may include charges on both the state and federal levels.
Whether or not the death penalty will be involved is unclear depending on if Tsarnaev will be charged on a federal level as Massachusetts has no death penalty.
Older brother and Bomb Suspect #1,Tamerlan Tsarnaev, died early Friday after a police shootout while attempting to escape. Tamerlan Tsarnev’s 6-month stay in Dagestan, Russia last year is currently being highly scrutinized and investigated as a possible connection to the Boston bombing attacks.0