Dylann Roof, who earlier confessed to shooting and killing nine people in a Charleston church, has been charged with nine counts of murder in addition to one weapon possession charge.
Earlier Friday, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said that if Roof is convicted, "We will absolutely want him to have the death penalty."
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