Keys and unknowns of the Murdaugh trial, the media case that has shaken the U.S. and that Netflix has turned into a documentary
Alex Murdaughan influential lawyer is on trial for allegedly killing his wife and young son to cover up corruption and drug addiction. The trial, which has been underway since January 23rd, has been a media sensation in United States, which led him to Netflix to make a documentary.
Alex Murdaugh, 54, belongs to the third generation of a powerful family of lawyers of Walterboro, a small town located in South Carolinawhere the farmhouse, inherited generation after generation, is located.
The family began to be investigated because of suspicions of fraudulent business dealings and in 2021 an event revolutionized the country’s media: Paul, the 22-year-old youngest son, and Maggie, the wife, were found dead. in the family cottage.
According to the prosecution, he killed his relatives and then fabricated the alibi of going to visit his mother to erase himself from the crime scene.
The trial vs. Alex Murdaugh began last January 23 and is nearing a resolution. On the table is the decision of sentence him to thirty years in prison or a life sentence..