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    Jury Finds Dylann Roof Guilty

    Will he face the death penalty? That’s the next question after a jury deemed the 22-year-old guilty of all 33 federal charges, including hate crimes, linked to last year’s massacre at the Emanuel African Methodist Epsicopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. ”He needs to be held accountable for every bullet,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Nathan Williams told jurors. Next up, the jury will decide whether Roof — a known white supremacist who confessed to the murders during questioning — should spend the rest of his life behind bars or face the death penalty.

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