The Trial of Dylann Roof
In response to:
United States v. Dylann Roof from the March 9, 2017 issue
To the Editors:
In “USA v. Dylann Roof” [NYR, March 9], I described an incident in the courtroom during which the defendant’s mother, Amy Roof, attending the first day of the trial, collapsed and was treated by emergency medical workers. I had placed the episode during the testimony of a witness, Felicia Sanders; whereas it actually occurred after the opening statement of defense lawyer David Bruck. I have revised the online text to reflect the correct sequence of events.
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