Charleston shootings: Dylann Roof 'fit' to stand trial

Charleston shootings: Dylann Roof 'fit' to stand trial
 

A white man accused of shooting dead nine black people at a church in Charleston is competent to stand trial, a federal judge in the US state of South Carolina has ruled.
A psychiatric review of 22-year-old Dylann Roof was performed after a request from his defence team.
He is accused of killing the nine parishioners during their Bible study class in June 2015.
A jury selection for a federal trial is due to resume on Monday.
US District Judge Richard Gergel made the ruling after a two-day hearing behind closed doors earlier this week.
He sealed his reasons for finding Dylann Roof competent,... read more

 
25 November 2016 in World News, Views: 41
Source: BBC
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