Alex Murdaugh

The 55-year-old disbarred attorney is already serving a life sentence without parole in a state prison for killing his wife and son.
Legal wrangling and surprising developments have renewed the spotlight on the cases of Peterson, Bryan Kohberger, Adnan Syed, Alex Murdaugh and Richard Allen.
Although the Colleton County court clerk made inappropriate comments to jurors, the judge ruled that they did not have an effect on their guilty verdict.
Alex Murdaugh pleaded guilty Friday to a slew of financial crimes in state court, adding to the prison time facing the longtime lawyer who was convicted of killing his wife and son.
An appeals court in South Carolina is allowing Alex Murdaugh to ask a judge to throw out his murder convictions and life sentence and get a new trial after his lawyers accused the court clerk in his trial of influencing the jury.
Murdaugh, who was convicted of killing his wife and son, has now pleaded guilty in federal court to 22 counts of financial fraud and money laundering.
One of Murdaugh’s attorneys said he was “very optimistic” they’d get a new trial based on alleged evidence of jury tampering.
Alex Murdaugh’s surviving son said he believes the man convicted of murdering his mom and brother is innocent and he is afraid the person who killed them could come for him next.
The former CEO of a respected South Carolina bank will spend seven years in federal prison for helping Alex Murdaugh steal nearly $2 million from clients' legal settlements.
Mallory Beach, 19, was killed in the crash caused by Paul Murdaugh, who was later murdered by his father.