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Slain volunteer coach laid to rest

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Rutland was laid to rest on Saturday. Rutland was laid to rest on Saturday.
Hundreds of people gathered to remember and mourn Rutland. Hundreds of people gathered to remember and mourn Rutland.
Friends and family were in attendance. Friends and family were in attendance.
TUSCUMBIA, AL (WAFF) -

Family and friends gathered on Saturday to say goodbye to Brioni Rutland.

Hundreds of people packed the gym of Deshler High School for Rutland's funeral. Rutland was a volunteer coach at the school.

Rutland was buried at the Shoals Memorial Garden in Tuscumbia.

Rutland's body was found in the Tennessee River last Friday. According to Florence police, Jeremy Williams admitted to killing Rutland, but he claimed it was in self defense.

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