Tsarnaev wanted to co-operate with the prosecution, but were refused, reported the media

© AP Photo / Jane Flavell Collins Dzhokhar tsarnaev. Sketch of the courtroomTsarnaev wanted to co-operate with the prosecution, but were refused, reported the media© AP Photo / Jane Flavell Collins

Dzhokhar tsarnaev facing the death penalty in the United States for the terrorist attack in Boston, wanted to plead guilty and help the government’s case in exchange for a life sentence, but prosecutors refused the deal, reports channel NBC, citing court documents.

According to the documents released Wednesday in the United States, tsarnaev «was offered to provide certain support and assistance during negotiations about a possible admission of guilt». However, as indicated in the appeal to the court, «the authorities have steadily rejected the proposal Tsarnaev».

According to the TV station, stating that tsarnaev could admit his guilt, became known to the date of issuance to him of the court verdict in April 2015, but on his willingness to cooperate with the prosecution previously was not known.

Tsarnaev was found guilty of the attack on the participants of the marathon in Boston in April 2013 in which three people were killed, more than 260 were injured. Jury to sentence Tsarnaev to death, in that decision, the lawyers filed an appeal. Tsarnaev is in a maximum-security prison in Florence, Colorado.

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