A. Prominent South Carolina lawyer State police said Thursday that the sons of his late domestic worker have been charged with stealing insurance settlements.
Authorities say Alex Murdoch was arrested at a drug rehabilitation facility in Orlando, Florida, where his lawyers say he has been claiming for the past six weeks that he was found alone on the side of the road near his home. I’m shot.
The state law enforcement division said in a statement that Murdoch’s housemaid had been arrested on two serious charges of possession of property under false pretenses.
Murdoch told Sturfield’s sons at his February 2018 funeral. He will get insurance settlements. According to the lawsuit filed by the sons for his death and taking care of him.
The lawsuit alleges that Murdoch managed to get more than 4 4 million from his insurers, but he told his sons only 500 500,000 and never sent them a penny.
The Mardau family told the sons that their mother slipped on the family dog and died of her injuries weeks later. The death was never reported to the Hampton County Coroner, who asked state police to investigate why she was not called in to consider what she would consider the accidental death.
Investigators say the man is being held in Florida’s Orange County Jail awaiting extradition. His lawyers promised during a bond hearing on various charges last month that Murdoch would return to South Carolina without a fight if he was charged with additional crimes.
The deaths of Murdoch’s son and wife are being sought at a Colton County home in June. Murdoch said he found Maggie Murdoch, 52, and his son Paul, 22, returning home after meeting their father at the hospital.
State police have six investigations into the men, including deaths. Allegations against Murdoch in September Insurance fraud and other counts in an attempt to arrange his own death so that his surviving son could submit a 10 10 million life insurance policy.
Murdoch said he was shot in the head in the attempt. The gunman said the gun went off as he tried to stop his friend from shooting himself.
Mark Kyle, head of the state law enforcement division, said in a statement that Thursday’s arrest was another step in the long process of justice in all investigations.
“As I said before, we are committed to following the facts where they will guide us and we will not stop until justice is done,” Kyle said.