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Cops who arrested Dylann Roof ‘treated him to a Burger King meal’

The police chief who arrested Dylann Roof has revealed that officers treated the 21-year-old accused of massacring nine innocent people in a Charleston church to a free meal from Burger King not long after arresting him.

The police chief who arrested Dylann Roof has revealed that cops treated the 21-year-old accused of massacring nine people in a Charleston church to a free meal from Burger King
The police chief who arrested Dylann Roof has revealed that cops treated the 21-year-old accused of massacring nine people in a Charleston church to a free meal from Burger King

According to Shelby Police Chief Jeff Ledford, Roof complained of being hungry after he was arrested on Thursday and so officers bought him an undeserved burger and fries.

Just sixteen hours earlier Roof had ruthlessly opened fire with a handgun at a prayer group in Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina, because he wanted ‘to kill black people’.

Roof was captured while on the run in Shelby, North Carolina, after authorities pulled over a Hyundai sedan which he had used to escape the scene of his killing spree.

The FBI quickly stepped in and handled Roof’s questioning after his swift arrest, but prior to that, during transport, his handling by the Shelby police

‘He was very quiet, very calm. He didn’t talk,’ Ledford told the Charlotte Observer. ‘He sat down here very quietly. He was not problematic.’

Roof, a high school dropout who grew up around suburban Columbia, was charged on Friday with nine counts of murder and a weapons possession charge.

Authorities found a .45-caliber handgun in his car.

Citing anonymous sources, the Washington Post said Roof showed no remorse and expressed racist views even as he confessed to the crimes.

The judge who arraigned Roof sparked outrage when he referred to the 21-year-old’s family as ‘victims’ and urged the community to ‘rally round them’.

Charleston County Magistrate James Gosnell Jr told the court: ‘We have victims – nine of them. But we also have victims on the other side. There are victims on this young man’s side of the family.’

The bizarre statement prompted outcry from the victims’ families in the public gallery, and a torrent of complaints branding him ‘insensitive’ and ‘racist’.

And it has since emerged Gosnell was reprimanded in 2003 for using the n-word in court, when he told a black defendant: ‘There are four kinds of people in this world – black people, white people, red necks, and n******.’  Daily Mirror

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