Charleston Shootings

Live updates from Dylann Roof’s state trial in Charleston

Timeline of Dylann Roof's trial from day of Charleston shooting to death penalty

After nine parishioners were shot to death June, 17, 2015 at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, suspected shooter Dylann Roof was arrested in North Carolina the next day. Eighteen months later, after a six day trial, Roof was found guilty on all 33
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After nine parishioners were shot to death June, 17, 2015 at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, suspected shooter Dylann Roof was arrested in North Carolina the next day. Eighteen months later, after a six day trial, Roof was found guilty on all 33

The State is in Charleston giving up-to-the-minute updates on Dylann Roof’s state trial, which starts Monday.

Roof was found guilty in federal court of shooting nine black parishioners to death at Emanuel AME Church in downtown Charleston in June of 2015. He was sentenced to death in January.

Surveillance video from June 2015 shows Dylann Roof confessing to shooting 9 black parishioners at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston.

Roof is expected to plead guilty to state murder charges in exchange for a sentence of life in prison.

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