Quantcast

Hundreds attend memorial service for CofC student murdered - Live5News.com | Charleston, SC | News, Weather, Sports

Hundreds attend memorial service for CofC student murdered earlier this month

BEAUFORT, SC (WCSC) -

The College of Charleston student murdered earlier this month during a Craigslist sale was laid to rest Saturday.

Friends and family hugged and comforted each other on the steps of the Baptist Church of Beaufort Saturday morning as William "Alex" Apps' remains were carried into the church. According to the funeral directors, between four and five hundred people attended the memorial service, which was followed by a graveside service in Lexsy, Georgia.

Authorities say the 25-year-old Beaufort-native was shot and killed October 3rd by two men who responded to Apps' Craigslist ad to sell his truck. His body was later found in Mt. Pleasant.

Nineteen-year-old Jquan Scott and 20-year-old Isaac Williams have been charged with Apps' murder.

Copyright WCSC 2013. All rights reserved.

  • NEWS LocalNEWSMore>>

  • SCDOT to update status of Wando Bridge repair

    SCDOT to update status of Wando Bridge repair

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 10:43:06 GMT
    Westbound lanes of the Wando Bridge are expected to be closed for at least four weeks for temporary repairs, according to South Carolina Department of Transportation officials. (Source: Live 5 News)Westbound lanes of the Wando Bridge are expected to be closed for at least four weeks for temporary repairs, according to South Carolina Department of Transportation officials. (Source: Live 5 News)
    Westbound lanes of the Wando Bridge are expected to be closed for at least four weeks for temporary repairs, according to South Carolina Department of Transportation officials. (Source: Live 5 News)Westbound lanes of the Wando Bridge are expected to be closed for at least four weeks for temporary repairs, according to South Carolina Department of Transportation officials. (Source: Live 5 News)

    The South Carolina Department of Transportation is scheduled to update the public on Wando Bridge westbound repairs on Wednesday.  

    More >>

    The South Carolina Department of Transportation is scheduled to update the public on Wando Bridge westbound repairs on Wednesday.  

    More >>
  • Special week reminds boaters about safety on the water

    Special week reminds boaters about safety on the water

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:29 AM EDT2018-05-23 10:29:30 GMT
    Boating safety week runs through Friday. (Source: Live 5)Boating safety week runs through Friday. (Source: Live 5)

    The summer brings out more people driving boats because of the heat and a special week leading up to Memorial Day wants to make sure everyone stays safe. 

    More >>

    The summer brings out more people driving boats because of the heat and a special week leading up to Memorial Day wants to make sure everyone stays safe. 

    More >>
  • Johnson Hagood Stadium to host job fair Wednesday

    Johnson Hagood Stadium to host job fair Wednesday

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:08 AM EDT2018-05-23 10:08:03 GMT
    A job fair will take place Wednesday in downtown Charleston (Source: AP)A job fair will take place Wednesday in downtown Charleston (Source: AP)
    A job fair will take place Wednesday in downtown Charleston (Source: AP)A job fair will take place Wednesday in downtown Charleston (Source: AP)

    Need a job? You might just find what you're looking for at Johnson-Hagood Stadium on Wednesday. 

    More >>

    Need a job? You might just find what you're looking for at Johnson-Hagood Stadium on Wednesday. 

    More >>
Powered by Frankly