Charleston shooter Dylann Roof has pleaded guilty to state charges avoiding the possibility of a second death sentence. The 23-year-old entered his plea Monday on charges which included nine counts of murder in South Caroline,three attempted murder counts and weapons offenses which yielded a life prison sentence. The self-described white supremacist pleaded not guilty in his […]
Joey Meek sentenced to 27 months in prison for lying to the FBI and failing to report a crime.
On June 17, 2015, Dylann Roof left Mother Emmanuel and traveled to the Branch AME Church, about 30 minutes away, planning to attack that Bible study as well.
Dylann Roof, the White supremacist who shot and killed nine Black churchgoers in a hate crime at Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina in 2015, has been condemned to death by a federal jury.
The motion was granted soon after it as ruled that the 22-year-old white supremacist was competent to stand trial.
A federal judge decided to resume jury selection after initially postponing the process on Monday afternoon.
The first set of more than 3,000 potential jurors appeared in court for questioning in the Charleston church shooter trial. Attorney will select 12 jurors for the trail that's set to begin in late November.
Mother Emanuel Church shooter Dylann Roof was involved in an altercation in jail around 7:45 a.m. Thursday morning, WCBD reports. According to the incident report, Dwayne Marion Stafford, 26, a fellow inmate at a Charleston County jail, escaped his room, ran down a flight of stairs, and hit Roof several times in the face and […]
Currently, Roof faces 33 federal offenses, including hate crime charges based on the allegation that he purposely targeted members of Emanuel based on their race and religion.
Dylann Roof's lawyer, Sarah Gannett, said the charges are "extremely grave" and "under the Constitution they are not properly charged."