Tsar­naev friend gets prison term

Los Angeles Times - - CHARLESTON CHURCH SHOOTING -

A friend of one Bos­ton Marathon bomber who had din­ner with the broth­ers hours af­ter the at­tack has been sen­tenced to 21⁄2 years in prison for mis­lead­ing in­ves­ti­ga­tors.

Khair­ul­lozhon Matanov was a friend of Tamer­lan Tsar­naev and an ac­quain­tance of Dzhokhar Tsar­naev.

He pleaded guilty in March to mis­lead­ing the FBI af­ter the 2013 bomb­ings by delet­ing com­puter files and fail­ing to dis­close con­tact he had with the broth­ers.

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