Dylann Roof has been found guilty of murdering nine African-American churchgoers at the Mother Emanuel AME Church last June in Charleston, SC. The jury took only two hours to come back with a guilty verdict.
BREAKING: Jury has found Dylann Roof GUILTY after deliberating for 2 hours, 3 minutes.— Michael Skolnik (@MichaelSkolnik) December 15, 2016
BREAKING: Jury convicts Dylann Roof in racially motivated slayings of 9 black church members in South Carolina.— The Associated Press (@AP) December 15, 2016
Roof was found guilty on all 33 counts he faced, and faces the death penalty or life in prison for 17 of them. His sentencing will come at a later date. Roof had confessed to the shooting the day after it happened, following a brief manhunt that led to his capture.