Alex Murdaughthe murder trial is over.
On March 2, a jury returned the verdict and found the former attorney guilty of personal injury. killing his wife Maggie Murdaugh52, and son Paul Murdaugh22. He has pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder and two counts of possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime, but was found guilty on all four counts, according to NBC News.
Circuit Court Judge Clifton Newman said Murdaugh’s sentencing will begin on March 3, per the outlet.
Oh! Word reached Murdaugh’s attorney and nothing was heard.
The verdict ends a six-week long trial that probed Murdaugh’s whereabouts on June 7, 2021 — the night Maggie and Paul were shot and killed at the family’s hunting grounds in Islandton, SC. of multiple gunshot wounds, a press release from the State Law Enforcement Division said at the time.
At first, Murdaugh told prosecutors that he had visited his parents that night, and then returned home to find Paul and Maggie dead. However, her voice can be heard in a Snapchat video—timestamped at 8:44 pm—that the kennels recorded on Paul’s phone before their deaths.