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Beyoncé has paid tribute to the victims of the recent attack on a historic black South Carolina church in a moving video posted on her Instagram page.

The clip, posted late on Thursday, shows a black and white Google Maps screenshot of the building as names of the nine people who lost their lives in the deadly shooting flash across the screen.

"My heart is with the families, loved ones, and all of those affected by the senseless tragedy in Charleston," Beyoncé wrote. "May they rest in peace."

On Friday, Dylann Roof, a 21-year-old white man, was charged with nine counts of murder in connection with the attack, which took place during a bible study session at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston. He has confessed to carrying out the massacre.

Six women and three men were killed. The nine victims are Cynthia Hurd, 54; Susie Jackson, 87; Ethel Lance, 70; Rev. Sharonda Singleton, 45; Myra Thompson, 59; Rev. DePayne Middleton-Doctor, 49; Hon. Rev. Clementa Pinckney, 41; Tywanza Sanders, 26, and Rev. Daniel Simmons Sr., 74. Roof is currently in jail in North Charleston.

Roof was arrested on Thursday about 245 miles away in Shelby, North Carolina. He confessed shortly after his capture. In addition to the nine murder counts, he was also charged with possession of firearm during a violent crime, court records show.

He had told police he "almost didn't go through with [the shooting] because everyone was so nice to him," sources told NBC News, saying that he ultimately decided to "go through with his mission."

"This is an absolute hate crime, " South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley told NBC's Today show. "We absolutely will want him to have the death penalty."

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