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Victims of Terrorist Attack in South Carolina Church Identified

Tywanza Sanders

The Charleston County coroner, Rae Wooten, released the names of all nine victims of the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church massacre during a Thursday afternoon press conference.

They were identified as:

Clementa Pinckney, 41, the senior pastor at the church
Sharonda Coleman Singleton, 45, an assistant pastor
Tywanza Sanders, 26
Ethel Lance, 70
Susie Jackson, 87
Cynthia Hurd, 54
Myra Thompson, 59
Daniel Simmons Sr., 74
DePayne Middleton Doctor, 49

The nine were killed Wednesday night by a lone white gunman. A suspect, 21-year-old Dylann Roof, was arrested on Thursday.


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