Boston Bomb Suspect Gets Public Defender as Charges Loom

April 20 (Bloomberg) -- Federal Public Defender Miriam Conrad said her office will represent Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old man taken into custody in Boston Marathon bombing probe, once charges are filed.

* Christina Sterling, a spokeswoman for U.S. Attorney Carmen

Ortiz, announced her office’s plans to begin prosecution

just hours after Tsarnaev was arrested last night following

a manhunt through Boston’s suburbs * NOTE: Tsarnaev and his brother, killed in a confrontation

with police, are suspected of planting two bombs that

exploded about 10 seconds apart near marathon’s finish line * NOTE: Federal prosecutors said yesterday criminal complaint

in the attack, which killed three and injured more than 170,

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