Why did they all help him, rather than turning him in? Why were they all so loyal? Was there a higher loyalty involved that led them to think it was the right thing to do to cover for this murderer?
"Third friend of accused Boston bomber indicted for misleading probe," by Richard Valdmanis for Reuters, August 29:
BOSTON (Reuters) - A third college friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was indicted on charges he lied to federal investigators, the U.S. Attorney General for Massachusetts said in a statement on Thursday.
Robel Phillipos, 19, was one of the three people who removed a laptop and a backpack full of fireworks from Tsarnaev's dormitory room at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and later lied about it, days after the April 15 attack, prosecutors claim.
The two other students, Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov - both from Kazakhstan - have already been indicted and detained pending trial. They could face 25 years in prison or deportation if convicted. They have pleaded not guilty....