Alleged Bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev May Be Charged in Hospital

The Justice Department may file charges as the surviving suspect recovers.

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Authorities look at a photo Dzhokhar Tsarnaev posted of himself on VKontakte, a Russian social media site. (AFP/Getty Images)

After his dramatic capture on Friday, the surviving alleged Boston bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev may be charged while he's still in a hospital bed, reports CNN.

Federal terrorism charges against Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev could be filed soon, even as he remains hospitalized, a Justice Department official told CNN on Saturday. The 19-year-old could also face murder charges at the state level.

Federal prosecutors are at the heavily guarded Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where Tsarnaev remains in serious condition while in federal custody, and they are working on formulating the charges.

This development comes amid questions as to what's next for the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing.

Read more at CNN.

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