At 9.06pm on a warm June night in 2015, a church door opened and a young blonde man stepped out with a gun in his hand.
Inside that very place of worship, the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, lay the bodies of nine people who had come for prayer and been left for dead.
The video footage of Dylann Roof entering and exiting the facility before executing the parishioners who had welcomed him to a bible study session was shown to jurors on Thursday.
He faces 33 federal charges including a hate crime. He said after being caught that he wanted to start a race war
Sanders’ son Tywanza had sent snapchats from the Bible study just moments before he was shot dead. In one of the snaps (right) the corner of Roof’s head can be seen
Surveillance footage showed Roof entering the church at 8pm on June 17
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