Dylan Roof's Sister Arrested at School With Weapons

Dylann Roof He is on death row in Indiana US

The sister of avowed white supremacist Dylann Roof, who was sentenced to die for the 2015 massacre at a historic SC black church, was arrested on Wednesday for carrying weapons at a high school, media said.

Roof, 18, was found with marijuana, pepper spray, and a knife, at her school in SC, according to a local newspaper.

She was charged with one count of marijuana possession and two counts of carrying a weapon on school grounds, according to the statement.

Morgan Roof, 18, brought pepper spray and a knife to A.C. Flora High School in Columbia, South Carolina on the same day as the National Student Walkout.

"Nothing is gonna change", a social media post from a Snapchat account associated with Morgan Roof read, according to the Post and Courier, "I hope it's a trap and y'all get shot". The school principal also wrote a letter to Roof's parents expressing her growing concern for Morgan's behavior. One of the conditions of her $5K bond states she is not allowed to return to the location of the incident - A.C. Flora High School.

Roof's brother, Dylann, was formally sentenced to death past year for killing nine people at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina in 2015.

Roof later told an investigator she had the weapons with her at school "for protection", according to Lt. Curtis Wilson, spokesman for the sheriff's department. He was convicted in December 2016 on federal charges in connection with the killings and is now on federal death row in Indiana.

While some of her classmates participated in the nationwide school walkout protesting gun violence.

An employee at the school alerted the school resource officer about Roof's post and she was taken to the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center. The House also passed a legislature on Wednesday that focuses on training educators, law enforcement and students to identify individuals who pose a threat to the school. Be assured that the safety of our students will always be our top priority.



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