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Why Dylann Roof's Death Sentence May Never Be Carried Out - Mother Jones

On June 17, 2015, Dylann Roof entered a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, and shot and killed nine worshippers after reading Bible verses with them. As it was later revealed, the 22-year-old Roof was a white supremacist. After an ...and more »

Anguish, Rage and Mercy as Dylann Roof Is Sentenced to Death - New York Times

CHARLESTON, S.C. — In an extraordinary culmination to the federal death penalty trial of Dylann S. Roof, 35 family members and friends of his nine African-American victims confronted him directly at a sentencing hearing on Wednesday. Some forgave him ...and more »

Dylann Roof told by Charleston shooting survivor "the devil has come back to claim" him - CBS News

Last Updated Jan 11, 2017 4:21 PM EST. CHARLESTON, S.C. -- One by one, family members of nine slain black parishioners confronted Dylann Roof for the last time Wednesday, shouting at him, offering forgiveness and even offering to visit him in prison as ...and more »

Victim's dad warns Dylann Roof: 'Your creator ... he's coming for you' - CNN

Charleston, South Carolina (CNN) Those whom Dylann Roof hurt the most had the chance to address the convicted killer before his Wednesday sentencing, with one of the victims' sisters calling him "among the worst kind of evil." Roof on Wednesday was ...and more »

'Hatred will not reign.' After final word from Emanuel AME pastor, Dylann Roof formally sentenced to death by judge - Charleston Post Courier

Emanuel AME shooting survivor Felicia Sanders (center) receives a hug after a short Church service for the families at St. Michaels Church across from the Federal Court in Charleston Wednesday, January 11, 2017. Judge Richard Gergal sentenced Dylann ...and more »

Why I Won't Cry Over or Celebrate the Dylann Roof Death Sentence - The Root

Dylann Roof is seen in his booking photo after he was apprehended in the June 17, 2015, mass shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., that left nine people dead at one of the nation's oldest black churches. Charleston ...and more »

Why black Americans are against death for Roof: Column - USA TODAY

On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel sentenced Dylann Roof to death, ending, at least for now, the saga of the troubled young man who walked into Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., on June 17, 2015, and shot nine parishioners dead ...and more »

'You can't look at us': Dylann Roof formally sentenced to death - Washington Post

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The trial began with a harrowing depiction of the massacre that unfolded in a church basement not far from here, and it ended Wednesday with relatives of those slain again offering the killer forgiveness. One by one, they stood up ...and more »

Should The Death Penalty Be Legal? Dylann Roof's Sentence Sparks Debate - International Business Times

dylann roof full Police lead suspected shooter Dylann Roof into the courthouse in Shelby, North Carolina, June 18, 2015. Photo: REUTERS/Jason Miczek/File Photo. An eye for an eye, the Biblical saying goes. Dylann Roof was sentenced Tuesday to death for ...and more »

What 17 death-row inmates requested for their last meal - Business Insider

This week, Dylann Roof was sentenced to death by a South Carolina jury for fatally shooting nine black church members during a Bible study session in 2015. Roof is the first person in American history ordered to be executed for a federal hate crime ...and more »