Columbia, SC (WLTX) – The sister of the man convicted of murdering nine people at a South Carolina church has been arrested on charges in Columbia.
Morgan Roof, 18, was charged with simple possession of marijuana and two counts of carrying weapons on school grounds according to the Richland County Sheriff’s Department.
Roof is the sister of white supremacist and mass murderer Dylann Roof. Roof was sentenced to death last year for killing parishioners at a bible study inside Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston back in 2015.
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According to deputies, a school resource officer was contacted by a school administrator to Morgan Roof being in possession of marijuana, pepper spray and a knife. Morgan Roof also made a social media post on Snapchat which caused alarm to the students at AC Flora High School where the incident took place, according to officers.
Roof was arrested for violating school policy. Roof has been transported to the Richland County Detention