Dylann Roof fatally shot nine people at a historic African American church in Charleston, South Carolina last year. His trial is set to begin in early 2017.
Dylann Roof facing trial in church killings
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Jury selection is scheduled to resume on Monday

The judge had halted it for a competency evaluation

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Dylann Roof is competent to stand trial, a federal judge ruled Friday.

In his order, U.S. District Judge Richard Mark Gergel said he was sealing a document detailing the factual reasons behind his finding. Public disclosure could put Roof’s right to a fair trial in jeopardy, he said.

Roof is accused of killing nine people at the Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, in June 2015.