Fury, forgiveness at South Carolina church gunman's sentencing
White supremacist Dylann Roof, condemned to death for the brutal mass shooting at a Charleston, South Carolina, church, heard forgiveness and fury at his sentencing hearing on Wednesday from grieving loved ones of the nine slain black parishioners.
Some victims' family members called Roof, 22, evil and deserving of the death penalty for the June 17, 2015, attack at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, the oldest African-American congregation in the U.S. South.
"I want your soul to burn in hell," said Gayle Jackson, a niece of 87-year-old victim Susie Jackson.
Others said... read more
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