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Alex Murdaugh Has Been Sentenced to Life in Prison For The Murders of His Wife and Son

This is the news I was hoping for!!

Yesterday, news broke that Alex Murdaugh has been found guilty in the 2021 murders of his wife Maggie and son Paul.

Yesterday a jury found Alex guilty and I am so glad because I was worried with him being an attorney, he would get off due to a lack of evidence in the case.

He was found guilty after a panel of 12 jurors spent less than three hours deliberating.

Now today, Alex Murdaugh has been sentenced to two life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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During the trial, Alex Murdaugh admitted to lying to authorities and had everyone questioning everything else he had to say.

He pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder and two weapons charges in the killings of his wife Margaret “Maggie” Murdaugh and son Paul Murdaugh at the family’s estate in Islandton, South Carolina.

Originally, Murdaugh stated he did not visit the kennels on his property but it was later found that Paul had a video in his phone that confirmed that was a lie and he did in fact visit the kennels that night.


The video places Alex at the murder scene with the victims four minutes before prosecutors say they were shot to death at 8:50 p.m.

He then admitted during the trial that he did lie to authorities about being at the Kennels the night of his wife and son’s murders and blamed it on addiction.

When he was questioned about lying regarding his whereabouts that night, here is how he responded:

The exchange went like this:

“Did you lie to SLED Agent Owen and Deputy Laura Rutland on the night of June 7 and told them that you stayed at the house after dinner?” defense attorney Jim Griffin asked him.

“I did lie to them,” he said.

“Did you lie to Agent Owen and Agent Croft on the follow-up interview on June 10, that the last time that you saw Maggie and Paul was at dinner?” Griffin asked.

“I did lie to them,” he said.

“And then, in the interview of August 11, did you tell Agent Owen and Agent Croft, did you lie to them by telling them that you were not down at the kennels on that night?” Griffin asked.

“Yes,” he responded.

Wow. I am so glad they found him guilty and I sure hope he spends the rest of his life in bars.

Now I really hope they start looking into the other mysterious deaths that have followed him and his family because I suspect he is part of those murders too!