Charleston church shooter’s trial will be streamed

Dylann Roof
FILE - In this June 19, 2015 file photo, Dylann Storm Roof appears via video before a judge, in Charleston, S.C., Friday, June 19, 2015. Roof is accused of killing nine people inside Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston. (Centralized Bond Hearing Court via AP)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) — Admitted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof’s trial will be streamed for overflow crowds at the courthouse.

It comes through funding from the U.S. Justice Department and MUSC.

Charleston County Council’s Finance Committee unanimously agreed to accept the funding at Thursday night’s meeting.

Roof has waived his right to appear at a pretrial conference, according to motions filed for his state trial.

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