CHARLESTON, SC -- It's been more than a year since Dylann Roof admittedly gunned down nine innocent people inside a Charleston, South Carolina church. Today, Nobody really knows his reason. But , one thing is clear -- he's competent enough to pay for his consequences.
That's what a judge ruled Friday morning after results came in from a psychiatric assessment. So far there's no word on why defense lawyers questioned Roof's competency, but the jury selection was put on pause so he could undergo the evaluation.
The federal trial is set to resume on Monday and if Roof is found guilty he could face the death penalty.