Friends, family hold funeral for 16-year-old boy

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Friends and family will say goodbye to a 16-year-old boy who died last week.

The funeral for Aaron Williams will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Grace Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston.

Williams died last Thursday after lighting himself on fire at Academic Magnet High School the day before.

Williams' father said he wanted to be a doctor.

The family has set up a memorial scholarship to honor Williams. The money will go to help students become doctors.

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