Dylann Roof in cell next to Michael Slager

Wow. This just in from the Associated Press:

The 21-year-old man accused of killing nine people at a black church in Charleston is being held in a cell next to the former North Charleston police officer who fatally shot a black man running away from him.

Charleston County sheriff’s Maj. Eric Watson said Friday that Dylann Roof, who is accused in the church shooting, is in a cell next to former officer Michael Slager.

Slager has been charged with murder in the death of Walter Scott. Slager’s shooting of a fleeing Scott following a traffic stop on April 4 was recorded on a bystander’s cellphone…

2 thoughts on “Dylann Roof in cell next to Michael Slager

  1. Kathryn Fenner

    Hmmm. I’m guessing there’s some higher security area at the Chas. County jail? I mean, at first, I envisioned the Mayberry jail, with two barred cells next to one another, but I’m guessing this is very much like ASGDC (Alvin S Glenn Detention Center–Detention Center is fancyspeak for jail, as opposed to Correctional Center = prison.)…..razor wire, thick metal doors that you have to be buzzed through and then a CO comes and turns and turns and turns a lock and lets you through another. I hope I never have to go to one as anything other than someone’s lawyer. It is terrifying enough then.

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