Funeral set for SC boy buried in concrete

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CHARLESTON, S.C.  - Funeral arrangements are set for the 2-year-old South Carolina boy authorities say was buried under 400 pounds of concrete in a trash can.

Rodricus Fred Williams is seen in an undated photo provided by Charleston, SC Police Dept. Authorities have been searching for 2-year-old Rodricus Fred Williams since he was first reported to have fallen into a river in Charleston, SC Tuesday night, July 6. The Berkeley County Sheriff's office confirmed Thursday that a body was found inside a trash can filled with concrete and left in the woods of Orangeburg County on Wednesday July 7, 2010 . They are awaiting the results of a DNA test to determine if the body found is that of the missing boy.   AP
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Rodricus Fred Williams is seen in an undated photo provided by Charleston, SC Police Dept. Authorities have been searching for 2-year-old Rodricus Fred Williams since he was first reported to have fallen into a river in Charleston, SC Tuesday night, July 6. The Berkeley County Sheriff's office confirmed Thursday that a body was found inside a trash can filled with concrete and left in the woods of Orangeburg County on Wednesday July 7, 2010 . They are awaiting the results of a DNA test to determine if the body found is that of the missing boy.


Palmetto Mortuary says funeral services for Rodricus Williams are being held at noon today at the Ebenezer A.M.E. Church in Charleston.

The boy's father and his girlfriend were arrested Thursday, two days after authorities say the couple concocted a story about the boy falling into the Charleston Harbor near a popular tourist destination.

Authorities say Roger Williams and Grace Nichole Trotman led them to an abandoned mobile home in a rural area some 55 miles northwest of Charleston, where the boy's remains were discovered in a concrete-filled plastic trash can.

Williams and Trotman are in jail and no bond has been set.

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pantherluvcik
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pantherluvcik 07/13/10 - 05:31 am
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Adoreable child, people are

Adoreable child, people are so sick these days. I don't care what a child does, this should never be his fate. I hope they convict them and give them the death penalty.

humbleopinion
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humbleopinion 07/13/10 - 06:06 am
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Their fate here is easy

Their fate here is easy compared to what God has in store for any who harm one of His most innocent.

disssman
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disssman 07/13/10 - 06:17 am
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Only a pair of animals could

Only a pair of animals could do such a thing to so precious a baby. It is unfortunate that our justice system will be drug out for many years to protect the killers from what should happen.

stillamazed
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stillamazed 07/13/10 - 06:25 am
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Horrible, sad story, hope

Horrible, sad story, hope they get just what they deserve.......what kind of monster could hurt a child? Such a sick world we live in.

Suzy Q
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Suzy Q 07/13/10 - 07:04 am
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disssman, you insult animals.

disssman, you insult animals. Whoever did this is a monster.

lady_alessandra
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lady_alessandra 07/13/10 - 08:06 am
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What a precious child.

What a precious child.

RoadKing09
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RoadKing09 07/13/10 - 09:36 am
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They should have a slow

They should have a slow agonizing death!!

ColumbiaCountyMom1
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ColumbiaCountyMom1 07/13/10 - 10:39 am
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Oh how awful. As the mother

Oh how awful. As the mother of a two year old, I just cannot imagine what could possibly be going through the mind of a parent who would do this. This is the reason I believe in capital punishment. If you can do this to your own child - what kind of respect do you have for any life? The only silver lining to such a horrible cloud is that Rodricus has been called Home to be with his Heavenly Father who would NEVER hurt him. RIP sweet baby.

themaninthemirror
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themaninthemirror 07/13/10 - 10:45 am
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As long as we have the

As long as we have the bleeding hearts that think capital punishment is cruel and unusual punsihment, things like this will keep happening. We need leaders who will stand up to these people and mete out just punishment. These people should be put to death one brick at a time.

storiesihaveread
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storiesihaveread 07/13/10 - 12:40 pm
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No bond has been set duh you

No bond has been set duh you think. I can not even fathom why somebody would do this to a young child. I wonder why the sick parent (s) would even do something like that? I think is one time an eye for an eye tooth for a tooth should happen!!

Newsreader
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Newsreader 07/13/10 - 04:09 pm
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It is a shame that bond had

It is a shame that bond had not been set before the funeral, with the stipulation that both should attend the funeral. I am sure that the family of the innocent child would have a proper reception waiting on this couple. Could have saved the taxpayers a lot of money. What a terrible death the couple would have suffered, and no witnesses to come forward about how it happened. Sorry the monster couple missed that, but maybe just maybe, God will get his revenage when he finally gets them to the gates. I hope Rodricus Williams is watching from within the pearly gates when St. Peter tells the monsters where to go, and what to do when they get there. Prayers for the family and friends. Hopefully God will forgive me for thinking the thoughts I have expressed here and the even worse ones I have kept to myself.

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Patty-P 07/13/10 - 08:08 pm
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Justice: The father and

Justice: The father and girlfriend should each be buried alive under 400 pounds of concrete.

ColumbiaCountyMom1
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ColumbiaCountyMom1 07/14/10 - 07:22 am
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I'm right there with ya Patty

I'm right there with ya Patty

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