Dylann Roof pleads not guilty in court to federal hate crime charges


By Meg Kinnard and Bruce Smith, Associated Press

CHARLESTON, South Carolina (AP) — The white man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in South Carolina last month wants to plead guilty to over 30 federal charges, but his lawyer said in court Friday that he couldn’t advise his client to do so until prosecutors say whether they’ll seek the death penalty.

During a brief arraignment in federal court, defense attorney David Bruck said that he couldn’t counsel his client, Dylann …read more

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