Mystery of US killer's old SA and Rhodesia flags

A picture on Roof's Facebook page showed him staring blankly at the camera and wearing a black jacket with patches of old South African flag and the flag of white-ruled Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe
A picture on Roof's Facebook page showed him staring blankly at the camera and wearing a black jacket with patches of old South African flag and the flag of white-ruled Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe

He was photographed wearing an apartheid-era South African flag on his jacket but the young man who allegedly gunned down nine black worshippers in an American church seems to have no formal links to this country.

The 21-year-old - identified as Dylann Roof of Columbia, South Carolina - was arrested yesterday in North Carolina, a four-hour drive from the scene of the shooting, Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston.

The attack was described as a ''hate crime'' by Charleston police chief Gregory Mullen.

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