The White House has just reported that Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, will not be designated as an enemy combatant.
Instead, Press Secretary Jay Carney said, he will face criminal charges in civilian court.
“This is absolutely the right way to go and the appropriate way to go,” Carney said of the case against Tsarnaev.
He is being charged with conspiring to use weapons of mass destruction against persons and property in U.S. resulting in death.
Here’s the official word from the Department of Justice: