Hundreds expected at funeral for dead SC toddlers

ORANGEBURG, SC (AP) - Hundreds of mourners are expected at funeral services for two South Carolina toddlers authorities say were killed by their mother and strapped into a car that rolled into a river.

A joint funeral service is scheduled in Orangeburg on Friday for 2-year-old Devean C. Duley and 18-month-old Ja'van T. Duley.

A steady stream of mourners filed past the boys' small white coffins at a funeral home on Thursday.

Investigators say 29-year-old Shaquan Duley suffocated her two young sons Sunday night after a fight with her own mother, then strapped their bodies into her car and rolled it into a river so it would look like an accident.

Duley is charged with two counts of murder. She is not expected to be allowed out of jail for the funeral.

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