A jury has reached a death penalty verdict for Dylann Roof, the man who shot and killed nine church members at the historically Black Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina in June 2015. The verdict came after a prosecutor reminded jurors about the "god-fearing" spirit of the church members killed during the massacre and testimonies from the victims' families and friends.
Out of the 33 federal charges against Roof, the accusation that he violated the prayer group's right to freely practice religion will weigh heavy when considering the death penalty.
In unsurprising news, Dylann Roof, the 21 year old suspected of murdering 9 church goers in Charleston, NEVER should have been able to purchase a weapon legally. FBI director, James B. Comey says “We are sick this happened,” after admitting that Roof’s previous drug possession charge was somehow not reported in The National Instant Criminal Background […]