South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh turns himself in amid alleged botched scheme to arrange his own murder for $10M life insurance payout. Alex Murdaugh was shot in the head months after his wife and youngest son were killed at their family hunting estate. Now, police say he allegedly conspired to have another man kill him in order for his other son to be paid out his $10 million life insurance policy. Source 6v.
Disbarred attorney Alex Murdaugh indicted in the murder of his wife and younger son. The former South Carolina attorney Richard "Alex" Murdaugh has been indicted in connection with the 2021 double homicide of his wife and younger son, the state's attorney general's office announced Thursday. Murdaugh's wife, Margaret, 52, and his son, Paul, 22, were shot and killed at their Colleton County estate, Moselle, on the night of June 7, 2021. Source 8i.
Alex Murdaugh found guilty: Former South Carolina attorney convicted of murder in the 2021 killings of his wife, son. The jury began deliberating Thursday after closing arguments. Attorneys called more than 70 witnesses, including Murdaugh himself, over the course of five weeks. Source 8e.
Former attorney Alex Murdaugh sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of murdering his wife and son. After listening to more than five weeks of testimony and visiting the crime scene, the jury took less than three hours Thursday to find Murdaugh, 54, guilty of two counts of murder and two counts of possession of a weapon in the commitment of a violent crime. Source 4o.