Jury finds Dylann Roof guilty in South Carolina church massacre

Posted at 2:29 PM, Dec 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-15 15:29:52-05

A jury convicted Dylann Roof Thursday in the racially motivated slayings of 9 black church members in South Carolina.

The jury of nine white people and three black people deliberated less than two hours before returning a verdict.

They will return January 3 to consider if Roof should be sentenced to death for the June 2015 attack at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston.