Jury selection postponed in Dylann Roof trial

Dylann Roof
FILE - This June 18, 2015, file photo, provided by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Dylann Roof. A South Carolina prosecutor said Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, that she will seek the death penalty for Roof, who is charged with killing nine black churchgoers in Charleston. Roof also faces federal charges including hate crimes. Prosecutors in that case have not said if they will pursue the death penalty. (Charleston County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WSPA) – The jury selection for the federal case involving Dylann Roof has been postponed.

Roof is charged with killing nine black people inside a church in Charleston in 2015.

U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel ordered the postponement so that Roof can undergo a competency evaluation.

The jury selection has been postponed until Monday, November 21st.

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