Stream of mourners pay respect to dead toddlers
Thu, 19 Aug 2010 18:33:59 GMT — A steady stream of mourners is paying their final respects at a South Carolina funeral home to two toddlers whose mother has been accused by authorities of suffocating them, strapping them into their car seats and allowing the car to roll into a river. Related Stories Accused mom arraigned in toddlers' deaths Lawyer: SC mom accused of killing sons remorseful Recording: Man called 911 to report boys in car The two small boys lay in repose in open white coffins in Orangeburg on Thursday as mourners filed past. One of the mourners who knew the victim's family says the mother was facing terrible problems. Another said she would have taken the children had she known of the situation. Twenty-nine-year-old Shaquan Duley told authorities she smothered the boys after a fight with her own mother, who she said constantly badgered her about her failures as a parent and inability to financially provide for her family.