Alex Murdaugh sobs in front of surviving son during murder trial opening statements

Alex Murdaugh sobs in front of surviving son during murder trial opening statements

News Accused killer Alex Murdaugh broke down in tears in a South Carolina courtroom on Wednesday during the opening statements of his murder trial. The disgraced 54-year-old scion of a powerful legal dynasty, charged with killing his wife, Maggie, and 22-year-old son, Paul, began sobbing as his attorney Dick Harpootlian described the macabre double-murder scene at the family’s Islandton hunting lodge in June 2021. Murdaugh and his wife’s sole surviving son, 26-year-old Buster, sat stoically behind his father in the …