Alex Murdaugh

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Sons of Murdaugh's Late Housekeeper to Get Their Money
Alex Murdaugh Arrested,
Awaits Extradition
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Alex Murdaugh Arrested, Awaits Extradition

He's accused of stealing insurance settlements belonging to sons of late houeskeeper

(Newser) - Update: A big Alex Murdaugh development: The former South Carolina attorney has been arrested and accused of stealing more than $4 million in insurance settlements intended to go to the sons of his late housekeeper, reports the AP . Murdaugh was taken into custody at a Florida drug-rehab facility and is...

Sons of Murdaugh's Late Housekeeper to Judge: Jail Him

They want him behind bars until the money they allege he embezzled is repaid

(Newser) - New developments in two of the legal woes dogging Alex Murdaugh: First, the lawyer for the man who Murdaugh says he arranged to have shoot him in the head as part of a failed suicide scheme says that story is bogus. Jarrett Bouchette, the lawyer for 61-year-old Curtis Edward Smith,...

The Murdaugh Family's Road Has Been Bumpy for Years

The 'WSJ' dives into the unraveling of the South Carolina family

(Newser) - Alex Murdaugh's fall from grace has been well-documented, and the Wall Street Journal adds to that pile. A lengthy piece by Valerie Bauerlein delves into the "unraveling of the Murdaugh dynasty," as the headline reads, and while some of the article trods familiar ground, it provides a...

Murdaugh Accused of Trying to Frame Teen in Fatal Boat Crash

Lawsuit alleges he was trying to protect son

(Newser) - Paul Murdaugh's legal troubles ended permanently when the 22-year-old was shot to death along with his mother in June—but father Alex Murdaugh's troubles are only getting deeper. A new lawsuit accuses the prominent South Carolina attorney of trying to frame another teen in a fatal boat crash...

New Twist in Murdaugh Case: Housekeeper's 2018 Death
SC Attorney Accused
in Bizarre Plot Surrenders
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SC Attorney Accused in Bizarre Plot Surrenders

Alex Murdaugh allegedly arranged his own hit but survived

(Newser) - Update: A South Carolina attorney surrendered to authorities on Thursday in a convoluted case involving multiple deaths and alleged insurance fraud, reports CNN . Prosecutors say Alex Murdaugh arranged his own hit but survived, and that's only a small part of the story. Our original report, with timeline, follows:

Cops: Alex Murdaugh Arranged to Be Shot in Suicide Scheme

It's the latest twist in the strange SC Murdaugh case

(Newser) - Update: In a Today show interview, an attorney for Alex Murdaugh indicated that an opioid addiction was a driving force in his client's plot to have a man kill him so his son could collect his life insurance policy. Attorney Dick Harpootlian said that on the day of the...

New Twists in Strange Case of Prominent South Carolina Family

Alex Murdaugh enters rehab as his law firm says he was taking money

(Newser) - A lawyer from a prominent South Carolina legal family who found his wife and son shot to death at their home three months ago and was injured days ago when a bullet grazed his head as he changed a tire was taking money from his law firm, the business said...

First His Wife and Son Were Killed, Now He's Been Shot

Prominent South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh was shot in the head on a lonely road

(Newser) - The murder of a prominent South Carolina attorney's wife and son has gone nearly twelve weeks without any arrests but there's new startling twist: the attorney himself was shot in the head Saturday after experiencing car trouble on the side of the road. Per the New York Times...

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