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I -- suspect -- -- cartons are -- I am making his first court appearance today.
Security very tight surrounding the courthouse as he prepares to face the judge on a string of charges.
If convicted he could get the death.
No not in Massachusetts.
But federally maybe Molly Line live in Boston.
-- what are we expecting court.
Well for the first time since Joseph -- -- -- was accused of these charges the first time since the Boston Marathon bonding the manhunt that followed.
And the first time since he crawled out of that.
Vote in Watertown backyard.
-- listened to the first time that all of the family members of the victims of the victims themselves we'll have a chance to look at this surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon -- The arraignment for -- -- -- gets underway this afternoon at 330 in the afternoon there's heavy security here is you mention Greg.
Expected here at the courthouse throughout the day we've already seen that presents beginning to -- -- I have.
Who is -- -- conspired with his older brother tem Arlen throughout the course of this is charged an 830 count indictment accused of using.
A weapon of mass destruction resulting in the deaths of three people.
And the meaning of so many more than three spectators killed.
At the marathon bombing site where crystal Marie Campbell.
Lindsay -- an eight year old Martin Richard days later Hernandez also accused of taking part in the slaying of an MIT police officer Sean call your.
And over the course of the subsequent manhunt the injury to another officer Richard -- -- A dramatic amount of of coverage expected here today and -- -- -- -- of course Greg.
And he explained.
We could expect a full courtroom today right and explained state vs federal and and where exactly which court this is in.
This -- the US district court here in Boston which is a federal court which is why that the death penalty could possibly be expected for some of these charges.
Seventeen up out of the thirty charges carry the possibility.
The death penalty at the federal level and what's expected in court today is essentially family members the victims themselves.
We'll have priority seating and that main courtroom and then there's a huge overflow area that's been set up for the media.
They federal authorities have made it clear to the victims and their families that it's they get that priority seating they've been invited to be here today.
But it's unclear how many of the many many victims will actually show here today to see Joseph -- neither person remember there were over 200 people -- Over the course of this -- so we could see very very crowded courthouse right.
Molly Line thanks for him.
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