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Sister Helen Prejean: Tsarnaev ‘genuinely sorry for what he did’

Sister Helen Prejean, the Catholic nun and anti-death penalty activist whose story came to fame with the 1995 film”Dead Man Walking,” took the stand on Monday (May 11) in the penalty phase of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial. She said he is “genuinely sorry for what he did,” and told her how he felt about the suffering he caused to the bombing’s victims.

POLL: Is death the right punishment for the Boston bombing suspect?

The Justice Department is seeking the death penalty for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Chechnya-born American accused of killing 3 and wounding more than 250 people with homemade bombs at the 2013 Boston Marathon.

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