Black People Politics : Charleston church shooting: Dylann Roof accused of 33 Counts by Loretta Lynch - Gets Death Penalty

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    Accused South Carolina church shooter, acting as own lawyer, helps pick jurors

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - The man accused of killing nine people at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, last year helped choose jurors on Tuesday for his federal death penalty trial after being allowed to serve as his own lawyer.

    Federal prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against 22-year-old avowed white supremacist Dylann Roof, who is charged with acts of hate crimes, obstruction of religion and firearm use that resulted in death ...

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/accused-...ng-own-lawyer-213430906.html?.tsrc=daily_mail

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    Police lead suspected shooter Dylann Roof into the courthouse in Shelby, North Carolina, U.S. June 18, 2015. REUTERS/Jason Miczek/File Photo

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    On all 33 counts, good job Loretta ... :yaay:

    Charleston church gunman found guilty of federal hate crimes

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A jury on Thursday found avowed white supremacist Dylann Roof guilty of federal hate crimes resulting in the deaths of nine black parishioners at a historic church in Charleston, South Carolina, last year.

    Jurors also said Roof, 22, was guilty of firearms violations and obstructing the exercise of religion for those he shot and killed during a Bible study at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on June 17, 2015 ...

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/closing-...church-shooting-suspects-trial-111838075.html

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    June 17, 2015: A white supremacist gunman kills nine black churchgoers during a Bible study session at a historic, predominantly black church in Charleston, South Carolina. The suspect Dylann Roof is awaiting trial


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    What a tragic and pathetic character. I do believe he was mentally sick and his illness manifested itself as lethal racism. But regardless, I hope he gets the needle...gas...chair..whatever. Just as long as he is taken off the planet....
     
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    Dylann Roof’s last words

    ... Roof, who insisted on representing himself during the sentencing phase of his 33-count murder trial, was found guilty last month for the slaughter of nine black parishioners at Mother Emanuel A.M.E. Church in June 2015 ...

    ... Wearing slacks and a blue cable-knit sweater — his bowl-cut hair obviously recently shaped — Roof approached the lectern with a single, yellow, letter-size sheet of paper for his closing argument. Barely audible — and his pauses were longer than his sentences — he made essentially two suggestions seemingly aimed at creating doubt about his alleged hatred of black people and his intent in carrying out his mission, which he himself previously identified as wanting to incite racial violence ...


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    Dylann Roof in June 2015. (Jason Miczek/Reuters)



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    By Kathleen Parker Opinion writer


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