Roof to face trial in a year; gag order stays
During a 24-minute hearing, one of Roof’s defense attorneys, Ashley Pennington, told the judge there were no issues at this time regarding Roof’s mental competence to stand trial.
Mr. Roof, who could face the death penalty if convicted, has not entered a plea.
Dylann Roof in alleged jail letter to fan of serial killers: ‘My health and spirit are doing fine’
Accused mass murderer Dylann Roof is “doing fine” in the slammer but could use some reading material, according to a jail note he may have sent to a pen pal.