The sentencing date for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been set.

Tsarnaev will face about 20 of his victims when he is formally sentenced to death on June 24 for the deadly 2013 attack.

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Just after he is sentenced, an automatic appeal will be filed.

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Experts say it will be years, possibly decades, before Tsarnaev could be executed.

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