Bike Path Terror Suspect Convicted and Could Face Death Penalty

Article Source: NPR.org

Article Source: NPR.org

A biker who narrowly escaped the attack looks at the crosses marking where terrorist Sayfullo Saipov drove onto a Manhattan bike path and killed eight people - Spencer Platt/Getty Images
  • Sayfullo Saipov, 34, was convicted on 28 counts of crimes that include murder in aid of racketeering and supporting a foreign terrorist organization.
  • Saipov, a citizen of Uzbekistan, killed eight people with a speeding truck in a 2017 rampage on a popular New York City bike path.
  • Prosecutors said the rampage was inspired by Saipov’s reverence for the Islamic State militant group.
  • Saipov could face the death penalty. Read More

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