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Dylann Roof appeal seems like another trial of killer of nine

Six years ago this month, Dylann Roof, who wanted to start a race war by killing people of color, shot to death nine parishioners in a prayer meeting at Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. The self-described white supremacist represented himself in the U.S. District Court trial, and that is...
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Dylann Roof Attorneys Argue His Delusional Beliefs Prove Incapacity

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The man on federal death row for the racist slayings of nine members of a Black South Carolina congregation was wrongly allowed to represent himself during a critical phase of his trial, his attorneys argued Tuesday, saying Dylann Roof’s continuing “delusional belief” he’d be saved by white nationalists — but only if he kept mental health evidence out of his defense — should have shown his trial judge he wasn’t competent.
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Dylann Roof death sentence appeal focuses on Charleston church shooter's capacity to stand trial

The man on federal death row for the racist slayings of nine members of a Black South Carolina congregation was wrongly allowed to represent himself during a critical phase of his trial, his attorneys argued Tuesday, saying Dylann Roof's continuing "delusional belief" he’d be saved by White nationalists — but only if he kept mental health evidence out of his defense — should have shown his trial judge he wasn't competent.
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