Jim Griffin, one of Scan’s lawyers, confirmed that the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) began investigating Murdoch on June 7 in connection with the murders of his wife Margaret, 52, and his 22-year-old wife. Authorities say Murdo called 911 when he found his family after being brutally shot near dog kennels outside his 1,770 acres in Colton County.
I Seven minute call“I’ve got it now – it’s bad,” Murdoch tells one sender, while the dogs bark in the background.
Despite the name of the person interested, Murdoch’s lawyer insisted. Fox Carolina. On Wednesday, his client was reunited with his mother at the time of the murder, who has dementia, and “there was no intention to kill him.”
“You’d think that if Alex had done that, SLED would have been able to set it up that night,” Griffin said. “You think they may have searched his house and found blood somewhere. You think they may have found murder weapons on the property. You think they may have killed Alex, forensic or They will come up with something to link to the independent evidence. As far as I know, they did not.
However, Griffin acknowledged that state officials were “not sharing information, but I’m sure they would have.” [information] They may have charged Alex, but they have not charged him. SLED did not respond to a request from the Daily Beast for comment on a person interested in Murdoch.
“He loved his wife. He loved his son. The killings were brutally carried out,” Griffin said. There was no hint.
“It simply came to our notice then. I strongly believe he did not, “added Murdoch’s lawyer.” No one wants to solve these murders as much as Alex.
Admitting that Murdoch’s murder of his wife and son is being investigated is one of the many legal dilemmas facing the once powerful lawyer. In the past month, Murdoch has confessed to decades of opioid addiction, has been accused of amassing millions from his former law firm, and has confessed to police that he Tried to kill himself trying to get out of a million dollar life insurance payment. For the rest of my son, Buster.
Murdoch and his alleged dealer both face criminal charges in a bizarre suicide case – but Murdoch was allowed to leave prison and go to another state for rehabilitation. Griffin said Wednesday that his team is working to “peel off more layers of this onion” to determine if Murdoch’s addiction or various alleged financial scandals are intended to harm someone’s family.
Murdoch has also been implicated in a series of lawsuits, ranging from allegations that he conspired to undermine the investigation into the 2019 boat accident that allegedly killed a teenage girl. Stolen millions from the wrong settlement of death for the sons of his late domestic worker. SLED has launched a criminal investigation into both cases.
Peters, Murdoch, Parker, Altzroth, and Dietrich (PMPED.The law firm, founded a century ago by Murdoch’s great-grandfather, also accused one of his clients and his former employer of depositing money in a fake bank account for several years.
The firm first made the allegations in September, when Murdoch made a shocking announcement that he had quit his job and was rehabilitated for drug dependence just hours after calling police. I was entering when a mysterious truck driver shot him in the head. Low country back road.
On Wednesday, Griffin insisted that the details of the phased murder were still unclear – although Murdoch said he had called his alleged colleague Curtis Edward Smith and asked to meet him in a rural setting. There, Murdoch allegedly told Smith to shoot him with a .38 revolver.
Smith and his lawyers Is He insisted he tried to stop Murdoch from shooting himself after he refused to fire a gun. The artisan said. New York Times After the gun was fired, Smith was left with a weapon when Murdo fell to the ground and ran to his truck to escape. Smith later confessed to police that he parked the gun on the side of the road.