Gerda Willmeth went to her daughter's Gaston home on Mother's Day in May 2005 when she was unable to reach her. The body of Diana Willmeth was found 10 weeks later in a wooded area near Gaston. Her killing remains unsolved 12 years later.
A lawyer for former South Carolina football player Jalen Dread said the assault charge against him is a case of mistaken identity, and that they will request a jury trial. She told reporters after a Tuesday bond hearing that there was another, unidentified football player in the Five Points bar, where Dread is accused of repeatedly punching a man during an argument April 29, and that her client was nowhere near the argument when it escalated.
Two USC football players and a former player are accused of assaulting a man in a Five Points bar early Saturday, according to police. The alleged assault happened just before 3 a.m. Saturday at the Five Points Saloon and involved Deebo Samuel, Skai Moore and Jalen Dread, according to a criminal complaint filed with the Columbia Police Department.