Wedding canceled, sister of accused Charleston shooter asks for donations

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SHELBY, N.C. — The sister of the suspected Charleston church shooter, Dylann Roof, is asking the public for donations — but not for her brother, WSOC reported.

In a “Go Fund Me” post, 27-year-old Amber Roof asked for $5,000 to pay for her and her fiance’s wedding, which was originally scheduled for June 21.

They canceled the wedding after her brother was accused of the shooting at Emanuel AME church just three days earlier.

Amber Roof was to wed Michael Tyo, a U.S. Army Reserve recruiter, at the Mitchell House and Gardens in Lexington, S.C.

Amber Roof played a key role in her brother’s arrest. She was the one who notified officials after seeing the photo of Dylann on television that was circulated by law enforcement officials.

Dylann Roof was later arrested by police during a traffic stop after being followed for 30 miles by a North Carolina florist who said she spotted the suspect driving next to her.