Dylann Roof appeals convictions, death sentence in Charleston church shooting

Dylann Roof Found Guilty on all Federal Counts of Murder, Sentenced to Death

White supremacist Dylann Roof on Tuesday has appealed his convictions and death sentence in the Charleston church shooting.

Roof opened fire on a Bible study group in 2015 at Emanuel AME Church killing nine black parishioners.

He was later arrested in Shelby, North Carolina.

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In 2017, Roof was found guilty of 33 federal charges and sentenced to death.

Dylann Roof (R) listens to proceeding with assistant defense attorney William Maguire during a hearing at the Judicial Center July 16, 2015 in Charleston, South Carolina. Roof is charged with murdering nine worshippers at a historic black church in Charleston last month.
Dylann Roof (R) listens to proceeding with assistant defense attorney William Maguire during a hearing at the Judicial Center July 16, 2015 in Charleston, South Carolina. Roof is charged with murdering nine worshippers at a historic black church in Charleston last month. (Pool/Getty Images)