US prosecutors to seek death penalty for Charleston church shooter
Washington - Arab Today
US prosecutors will seek the death penalty for the gunman suspected of killing nine black churchgoers in South Carolina last year, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Tuesday.
"Following the department's rigorous review process to thoroughly consider all relevant factual and legal issues, I have determined that the Justice Department will seek the death penalty," Lynch said. "The nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm compelled this decision."