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Death Penalty to Be Sought in Charleston Shootings, Court Papers Show

South Carolina will seek the death penalty against the white man charged in the June killings of nine black people at a Charleston church, court documents showed Thursday. Dylann Roof, 21, faces multiple charges including nine counts of murder, three counts of attempted murder and a weapons charge for the June 17 shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Ninth Judicial Circuit Solicitor Scarlett Wilson scheduled a news conference Thursday regarding the case against...

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