Wisconsin woman writes bombing suspect

FILE - This file photo provided Friday, April 19, 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged with using a weapon of mass destruction in the bombings on April 15, 2013 near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. On Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder authorized the government to seek the death penalty in the case against Tsarnaev. (AP Photo/Federal Bureau of Investigation, File)
FILE - This file photo provided Friday, April 19, 2013 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, charged with using a weapon of mass destruction in the bombings on April 15, 2013 near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. On Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder authorized the government to seek the death penalty in the case against Tsarnaev. (AP Photo/Federal Bureau of Investigation, File)

BARABOO (AP) – A Baraboo woman says she’s been criticized and even threatened for sending letters of support to the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.

Crystel Clary says she wrote her first letter to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev three weeks after the bombing that killed three people and wounded dozens more.

The 35-year-old Clary tells WISC-TV she’s written 14 letters and cards to Tsarnaev and only the cards have been returned by law enforcement officials. Clary says she wants Tsarnaev know that there are people who support him.

Clary’s past includes a 2012 charge of delivering illegal articles to an inmate at the Oakhill prison in Wisconsin. She is awaiting sentencing for that conviction.

Meanwhile, Tsarnaev’s lawyers will ask a federal judge in Boston Wednesday to dismiss some of the charges against him, claiming they are redundant.

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