A South Carolina jury on Thursday found disgraced former attorney Alex Murdaugh guilty of the double murder of his wife and son after a nearly six-week trial.
Although the trial was expected to end in early February, prosecutors and Murdaugh’s attorneys delivered their closing arguments on Thursday after a lengthy trial that featured more than 60 witnesses for the prosecution.
As Breitbart News detailed:
The saga began in June 2021 when Murdaugh’s wife, Margaret “Maggie” Murdaugh, 52, and his son, Paul Murdaugh, 22, were found shot and killed outside the dog kennels at the family’s hunting lodge in Islandton, South Carolina.
Alex Murdaugh, the son of a prominent and well-connected South Carolina family, maintains that he found their bodies after the fact while prosecutors allege that he killed them both to garner sympathy and distract from his alleged financial…