Dylann Roof competency hearing closed, delayed

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, SC (WSPA) – The competency hearing in the Dylann Roof trial has been rescheduled and it will be a closed hearing, according to the US District Court.

The hearing is scheduled now for Monday, Nov. 21 at 9 a.m.

The press releases says the delay was to give parties adequate time to study the court-appointed examiner’s report.

The judge has order the hearing will be close.

Jury selection is scheduled to resume on Nov. 28.

The courtroom is still being determined.

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