Church shootings put spotlight on South Carolina prosecutor again

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Members of the public continue to pay their respects and leave flowers outside the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) – For the second time in two weeks, South Carolina prosecutor Scarlett Wilson finds herself at the center of a racially charged murder case generating national headlines, after the shooting of nine black men and women at a historic church in Charleston. Wilson will prosecute Dylann Roof, a 21-year-old white man accused of shooting black worshippers at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on Wednesday night.

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