Syed Rizwan Farook

25 years urged for buyer of rifles used in terror attack

The man who bought two rifles that terrorists used to kill 14 people in a 2015 California terrorist attack should be sentenced to 25 years in federal prison, the government urged Monday.

The U.S. attorney's office filed a 177-page sentencing recommendation in federal court for Enrique Marquez Jr. It said that while he hadn't taken part in the attack, he did place weapons "in the hands of a killer, motivated by violent extremist ideology."

The Riverside man also bought Farook an explosive powder that was used in a bomb that Farook left at the killing scene, authorities said.

The government concurred with a Probation Office recommendation last October that...