12 Federal jurors said Tuesday that Dylan Ruth, the man who killed 9 people in 2015 during the massacre in the Church of Charleston, should be executed. RUF will be the first criminal who was sentenced to death for a crime of hatred, said the press Secretary of the Ministry of justice.
Judge Richard Gergel has officially condemned the RUF on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time. A group of lawyers and others who worked on behalf of the RUF issued a statement, noting that the decision of the death penalty means that it will not be finished for "a very long time." "We regret that despite our best efforts, the trial has shed so little light on the reasons for this tragedy," the statement said.
The jury didn't look at Rufus, when they came in with the verdict. A few looked toward the victims ' families. It was very quiet in the courtroom. There was no sound from many family members. Dylan Ruth, who was directed away from the media, it seems, showed no reaction to the verdict. The judge praised the jury and said they did a great job. Prosecutors said that the decision is the result of hard work and said that it was "an honest and fair process."
U.S. attorney Beth Drake said that Dylan had failed in his attempt to divide people on the basis of race. "Against the wishes of the RUF to sow the seeds of hatred, his actions did not break this community," she said. Prosecutors claimed that he was a calculating killer who deserves the death penalty because of his motive and lack of remorse.
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