South Carolina prosecutor to announce death penalty decision in church massacre: reports

Reuters News
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Posted: Sep 03, 2015 11:18 AM

(Reuters) - A South Carolina prosecutor is expected to announce a decision on Thursday over whether to seek the death penalty in the June massacre of nine worshippers at a Charleston church, local media reported.

Dylann Roof is facing charges of murdering nine members of Emanuel AME Church during Bible study.

(Reporting by Suzannah Gonzales; Editing by David Adams and Susan Heavey)