Man who lent gun to Boston Marathon bombers to be freed

Handout of a a semiautomatic handgun entered as evidence in the Boston marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) – A man who lent the convicted Boston Marathon bomber the gun used to kill a police officer three days after the deadly 2013 attack was set to be released from prison after a judge sentenced him to time served on Tuesday for drug and firearms charges. U.S. District Judge Mark Wolf sentenced Stephen Silva, who was arrested in July 2014, to time served plus three years’ supervised release for the charges that he pleaded guilty to last year. Silva was not accused of playing any role in the April 15, 2013, bombing at the Boston Marathon finish line, which killed three people and injured 264, but admitted having possessed a handgun with its serial number filed off.

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