Two charged in toddler's death

Thursday, July 8, 2010 1:19 PM
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MONCKS CORNER, S.C. - South Carolina police have charged a man and his girlfriend with homicide by child abuse in the death of a toddler whose body was found encased in concrete in a trash bin.

Berkeley County sheriff's spokesman Dan Moon said 29-year-old Roger Williams and Grace Nichole Trotman were charged today.
Investigators were awaiting results of a DNA test to determine whether the body found Wednesday was that of Rodricus Williams.

Sheriff Wayne DeWitt says the badly decomposed body was that of a young black boy with twists in his hair, matching the description Trotman and Williams had given Charleston police when they reported the boy missing Tuesday night.

Trotman also has been charged in Charleston with filing a false police report.

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overburdened_taxpayer
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overburdened_taxpayer 07/08/10 - 02:06 pm
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My prayers go out to the

My prayers go out to the child. The two perps need to be executed the same way they executed the baby.

storiesihaveread
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storiesihaveread 07/08/10 - 03:43 pm
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I agree with both of you!!!

I agree with both of you!!!

corgimom
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corgimom 07/08/10 - 04:53 pm
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"Investigators ran Rodricus'

"Investigators ran Rodricus' name through the Medical University Hospital database and determined that he had been treated there before on numerous occasions."

That poor baby is out of his living hell on Earth, and now at peace with his Heavenly Father.

You just can't comprehend someone that would kill a little 2 year old by abuse.

johnston.cliff
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johnston.cliff 07/08/10 - 05:21 pm
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In a society that not only

In a society that not only condones, but promotes, pre-birth child abuse, nothing surprises me.
It's not too difficult to see how an entire culture can lose respect for human life.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/08/10 - 05:24 pm
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This is when I would go along

This is when I would go along with the death by stoning after getting 99 lashes.......

TakeAstand
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TakeAstand 07/08/10 - 06:31 pm
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Even if these losers are

Even if these losers are convicted, they will still be paroled eventually and still have the right to have another child to torture and kill. There is no law to protect children from being born to abusive or negligent people. Once again waste of flesh criminals have more rights than anyone, even at the expense of innocent peoples lives. Thank a bleeding heart today.

veggie-d
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veggie-d 07/08/10 - 07:22 pm
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evil people suck.

evil people suck.

SheilaJ15
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SheilaJ15 07/08/10 - 08:04 pm
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Which is a more severe

Which is a more severe charge-homicide by child abuse, or first degree murder? Which ever one it is, I would hope that they get the most severe charge because these animals don't deserve any leniency! Someone is going to try and blame these animals sick behavior on the kind of life they had been raised in--this is never a reason or an excuse for the killing of an innocent child!

TakeAstand
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TakeAstand 07/08/10 - 08:15 pm
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According to the bleeding

According to the bleeding hearts it is Shelia. They have more excuses for lowlife wastes of flesh crinimal behavior than there are grains of sand in the desert. And thats exactly why people commit the crimes they do, and over and over and over, they know they will never be punished appropriately. The rewards of the crime far outweigh the punishment if they are caught.

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sassygirl8 07/08/10 - 10:36 pm
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that poor child. to have 2

that poor child. to have 2 sorryfied parents trying to raise him. dont worry he is now safe with God. noone can ever hurt him again

emilymum
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emilymum 07/09/10 - 01:47 pm
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How terrible! I pray that

How terrible! I pray that justice prevails....with a cement mixer.

emilymum
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emilymum 07/09/10 - 01:48 pm
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How terrible! I pray that

How terrible! I pray that justice prevails....with a cement mixer.

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