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US seeking death penalty in Charleston church massacre case

 


WASHINGTON — The Justice Department intends to seek the death penalty against Dylann Roof, the man charged with killing nine black parishioners last year in a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday.

"The nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm compelled this decision," Lynch said in a brief statement that said the department had considered "all relevant factual and legal issues."

http://www.startribune.com/us-seeking-death-penalty-in-charleston-church-massacre-case/380713151/

 

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