Warren: Boston bomber should 'die in prison'
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Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenNew CDC overdose estimates are nothing to celebrate 2020 Democrats react to 'send her back' chants at Trump rally Democratic Houston councilwoman announces Senate bid MORE (D) said Thursday that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 21-year-old who was convicted Wednesday for the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, should not face the death penalty.

"My heart goes out to the families here, but I don't support the death penalty. I think he should spend his life in jail. No possibility of parole. He should die in prison," Warren said on "CBS This Morning."

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On Wednesday, a Massachusetts jury found Tsarnaev guilty on all 30 counts he faced for the bombing that killed three people and injured more than 200.

The charges included the aftermath of the bombing, which saw a massive manhunt for Tsarnaev and his older brother Tamerlan, who died in a firefight, along with a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer. 

Warren said "no one had much doubt" about Tsarnaev's guilt and "nothing is ever going to make those who were injured whole."

"But this is a step toward justice and now we go to the penalty phase," she said. 

Tsarnaev could face the death penalty on 17 of the charges. Warren maintained that a life sentence in prison would mean "he's not a part of the ongoing story" about the bombing.