SLED investigating Mother Emanuel AME Church

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – The church where nine parishioners were shot to death at a bible study in 2015 is now under scrutiny by state investigators.

The State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) confirmed that Emanuel AME Church is under investigation.

SLED has not released any specific details as to the nature or direction of the investigation.

Church officials haven’t responded to News 2’s request for a comment.

Count on us to keep you updated as more information becomes available.

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