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Murderer’s challenges to death sentence fail (access required)

Where Dylan Roof, a white supremacist who pleaded guilty to killing nine members of a Charleston, South Carolina, church, made multiple challenges to his death sentence, including that he lacked competency to stand trial, that it was error to allow self-representation during the penalty phase and that a death verdict should not have been imposed, ...