Tag: Alex Murdagh

Alex Murdaugh’s Attorneys to Appeal Convictions, Life Sentences

Alex Murdaugh’s Attorneys to Appeal Convictions, Life Sentences

On Thursday, attorneys for Alex Murdaugh filed a notice to appeal his convictions for the murder of his wife and son along with his life sentence. The trial in South Carolina lasted six weeks and included more than 75 witnesses but culminated in a jury taking less than three hours to find the 54-year-old Murdaugh guilty last week.

Alex Murdaugh Trial: Murdaugh Testifies He Did Not Shoot Wife or Son

Alex Murdaugh Trial: Murdaugh Testifies He Did Not Shoot Wife or Son

On Thursday, Alex Murdaugh, a once-wealthy and powerful South Carolina attorney on trial for allegedly shooting his wife and son, took the stand to testify that he had no part in the grisly double murder. Instead, he blamed an addiction to painkillers for his erratic behavior in front of friends and law enforcement officials.

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