Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of Alex Murdaugh, the disgraced South Carolina attorney accused of killing his wife and youngest son on the family estate in June 2021.
Murdaugh has adamantly denied any involvement in his family’s murder, insisting the real killer or killers are still out there. The prosecution, meanwhile, insists the evidence shows Murdaugh is the killer.
“The evidence, in this case, is substantial and it all points back to Alex Murdaugh. There is forensic evidence as well as other evidence of his guilt of these murders,” Creighton Waters, deputy state attorney general, said during a hearing in July 2022, in which Murdaugh pleaded not guilty to killing his wife and son.
Ahead of the trial, Murdaugh’s legal team released a forensic report providing