In good karma news:The inmate who assaulted Dylan Roof is now out on bond thanks to people raising money for him. When news hit that he attacked the suspected killer, donations just started pouring in.
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According to Live 5 News, 25-year-old Dwayne Stafford was released from the Charleston County Detention Center on Friday night after his $100,000 bond was posted. Whether or not the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office is happy about Stafford going home, they admitted that they have “no control” on who can post bond for incarcerated inmates.
Stafford was in jail on charges of armed robbery, assault and lying to police, Live 5 noted.
Of course Twitter was here for this news:
As HELLO BEAUTIFUL previously reported, Stafford escaped his room, ran down a flight of stairs and hit Roof several times in the face and body near the showers. While, Roof suffered minor bruises on his face and back, his lawyers don’t plan on pressing charges against Stafford, according to a jail spokesperson. However, authorities will continue to investigate how Stafford was able to escape his cell because a faulty door lock.
As we know, Roof is awaiting trial for the June 2015 shooting at Emanuel AME Church, where he faces 33 charges, including murdering nine people. A federal prosecutor has stressed that she will pursue the death penalty in this case.
20 Pictures That Show The Powerful Resilience Of Charleston’s Mother Emanuel AME Church
1. Mother Emanuel AME Church held its first service since the shooting death of nine African-American church members on June 17.Source:Getty 1 of 20
2. People line up to enter for Sunday service at the Emanuel AME Church.Source:Getty 2 of 20
3. Two children wait to enter the Emanuel AME Church June 21, 2015 in Charleston, South Carolina.Source:Getty 3 of 20
4. A member of the church is seen outside of Emanuel AME before its first service since the Charleston shooting.Source:Getty 4 of 20
5. A Charleston County sheriff’s deputy checks bags as people line up to enter for Sunday service at the Emanuel AME Church.Source:Getty 5 of 20
6. Gloria Moore watches the church as parishioners take their seats at the Emanuel AME Church.Source:Getty 6 of 20
7. A woman prays as she attends the Sunday service outside of the Emanuel AME Church.Source:Getty 7 of 20
8. People pray and listen to the Sunday service outside of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.Source:Getty 8 of 20
9. Parishioners sit at Emanuel AME Church four days after a mass shooting that claimed the lives of its pastor and eight others.Source:Getty 9 of 20
10. The Rev. Norvel Goff, right, prays at the empty seat of the Rev. Clementa Pinckney.Source:Getty 10 of 20
11. South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, R-S.C., embraces U.S. Sen Tim Scott, R-S.C., at Emanuel AME Church.Source:Getty 11 of 20
12. A parishioner prays at the empty seat of the Rev. Clementa Pinckney at the Emanuel AME Church.Source:Getty 12 of 20
13. The congregation departs following Sunday services at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina.Source:Getty 13 of 20
14. A family is seen leaving Emanuel AME Church following Sunday services.Source:Getty 14 of 20
15. People embrace as they depart the Emanuel AME Church following Sunday services.Source:Getty 15 of 20
16. Church members comfort one another after Emanuel’s first service since the Charleston shooting.16 of 20
17. Church members comfort one another outside of Emanuel.Source:Alex Colby 17 of 20
18. A mother and son surround a memorial for the nine church members killed during the Charleston shooting.Source:Alex Colby 18 of 20
19. Charleston natives comfort each other during the church’s first service since the shooting on June 17.Source:Alex Colby 19 of 20
20. Activist DeRay McKesson is seen outside of Emanuel AME church.Source:Alex Colby 20 of 20