Charleston killer will not escape punishment

Charleston killer will not escape punishment

World December 17, 2016 22:15

CHARLESTON - The American man who shot at Charleston nine black churchgoers in June 2015, nothing in their power to avoid the death penalty. The 22-year-old Dylann Roof was Thursday found guilty of 'hate motivated crimes.'

The multiple murderer, who presented himself as a white supremacist, wanted to start a race war and finds himself completely accountable. In a letter to the federal court, which will decide whether execution is the appropriate punishment, the convicted wrote that he 'will not invoke by psychiatrists or will try to prove that he is mentally ill. '

The second phase of the trial begins January 3rd. Roof has no lawyer but defends himself. The prosecution of the state of South Carolina, who has also brought persecution of the shooter, also spoke all the intention to demand the death penalty.

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