Sun. Jan 29th, 2023
Alex Murdaugh Called Wife’s Cell After He Killed Her, Prosecutors Say

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About 10 minutes after allegedly murdering his wife and son near the dog kennels of their South Carolina estate, Alex Murdaugh began making phone calls.

Murdaugh, a scion of the powerful legal family, allegedly began calling anyone who would answer—including his father, his brother, and several friends. During this calling spree, the 53-year-old also texted and called his dead wife, Maggie Murdaugh, twice.

“It’s up to you to decide whether or not he was trying to manufacture an alibi,” state prosecutor Creighton Waters said Wednesday at the start of Murdaugh’s murder trial in Colleton County court.

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