Murdaugh Convicted Of Murder In Shootings Of Wife, Son

  • The jury announced it had reached a verdict Thursday in the murder trial of disgraced South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh, who is accused of fatally shooting his wife and son.
  • Murdaugh, 54, faces 30 years to life in prison without parole if he is convicted. Even if he is acquitted, he won’t walk free. The once-prominent lawyer also faces about 100 other charges ranging from theft to insurance fraud.
  • Maggie and Paul Murdaugh were killed near dog kennels on their sprawling rural property on June 7, 2021.