Jury selection postponed in Dylann Roof trial

Dylann Roof
This June 18, 2015, file photo, provided by the Charleston County Sheriff's Office shows Dylann Roof. A South Carolina prosecutor said Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, that she will seek the death penalty for Roof, who is charged with killing nine black churchgoers in Charleston. Roof also faces federal charges including hate crimes. Prosecutors in that case have not said if they will pursue the death penalty. (Charleston County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Jury selection has been postponed again in the federal death penalty trial of admitted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof.

It was first postponed Monday, November 7 after the judge announced the defense filed a motion that required immediate attention. He then scheduled a closed-door hearing to protect roof’s right to a fair trial.

It has now been scheduled for November 21. Jury selection for the case is expected to take three to four weeks.