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Facebook page pledges justice for SC man killed during Craigslist deal

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Romell WIlliams (left) and Jquan Scott (right) have been arrested in connection with William Apps murder Romell WIlliams (left) and Jquan Scott (right) have been arrested in connection with William Apps murder

A Facebook page has been set up pledging to pursue justice for an SC man who police say was shot in the head while on a test drive in his pickup truck with two men posing as prospective Craigslist buyers.

 The page, called Justice for Alex, hopes to bring national attention to the case about William Alexander Apps, age 25, who went missing a week ago and was found dead Monday in Charleston.

 In just over 1 day, the page has nearly 20,000 likes and went from 5,000 to the current number just overnight Wednesday.

"Anything less than the death penalty is no justice at all!" is listed as a description of the page.

Two men have been charged in the murder and kidnapping, which happened after the pair met Apps last Thursday under the ruse of purchasing his Chevrolet truck that was advertised on Craigslist for $18,000 police say.

 And, now, new details are being released about what the "trigger man" suspect did in the case: after shooting Apps in the head, he used his debit card to buy a nice pair of sneakers and Taco Bell and Wendy's meals – and even rode around in Apps' pickup truck with his girlfriend to a party near Beaufort, police say.

 Jquan Scott and Isaac Williams, age 20, are facing charges of murder and kidnapping. Scott is facing additional charges of armed robbery and possession of a deadly weapon during a violent crime.

 Police have told the Beaufort newspaper that Scott, age 19, took Apps' truck on a joyride down to Beaufort, where they were both from.

 During that trip, police say Scott stopped at a Tanger Outlet Mall to buy some items, including tennis shoes using Apps' credit card. Beaufort officials also say the Scott used App's debit card in at least 6 purchases.

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 The truck, which police say they found blood in later, was then driven to a party with students from the University of South Carolina at Beaufort, the newspaper reported.

Apps, who had graduated from the College of Charleston and was enrolled to study law,  was just now starting to recover from a 2004 tragedy when his father, Bill Apps, was fatally shot, the Beaufort newspaper reported.

Bill Apps' brother-in-law, Thomas Beverly, pleaded guilty to the shooting that stemmed from a land dispute.

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