COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Dylann Roof won’t ask jurors to consider his mental health when they decide whether to spare his life when he is sentenced for killing nine black Charleston church worshippers. Roof filed a notice with a federal judge Friday night saying he won’t call any mental health experts during the penalty phase […]
Jurors deciding the fate of fired South Carolina patrolman accused of murder in the death of a black motorist are expected to have questions for the judge Monday morning before their deliberations resume.
The slow process of picking a jury for the federal death penalty trial of the white man accused of fatally shooting nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church continues with the defendant now in charge of his own defense.
The federal judge overseeing Dylann Roof's death penalty trial gave the families of the nine black worshippers he is charged with killing at a Charleston church an extraordinary chance to air their concerns.
A federal judge will hear arguments on whether he should change his mind and open to the public a hearing on whether Dylann Roof is competent to stand trial for killing nine black worshippers in a Charleston church.