- Date of Birth:
- July 22, 1993
Dzhokar Tsarnaev (born July 22, 1993 in Russia) is one of the Tamerlan brothers who was involved with the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people and injured more than 140. He was also a sophomore at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where he was on the soccer team. His brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, is the other suspect in the Boston explosions, and died in a shootout with police, following the bombings. After a 16 hour trial, Tsarnaev was found guilty of all 30 charges against him and sentenced to death on May 15, 2015.
Dzhokar Tsarnaev is known for being a suspect in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings.
Little is known about Dzokhar’s personal life, except for what his friends and classmates have said about him after the bombings. Most people described him as friendly and quiet, and one student said he was a “pothead” and a horrible driver.