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Alex Murdaugh Sentenced After Being Found Guilty of Killing Wife & Son

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Alex Murdaugh has been sentenced. On Friday (March 3), the 54-year-old disgraced attorney returned to court in Walterboro, South Carolina were he received his prison sentence after he was found guilty of murdering wife Maggie and their son Paul the night before.

Before the sentencing, Murdaugh was asked if he wanted to address the court. Keep reading to find out more… “I’ll tell you again, I respect this court, but I’m innocent,” Murdaugh said, according to NBC News. “I would never under any circumstances hurt my wife, Maggie, and I would never under any circumstances hurt my son, Paul Paul.” Judge Clifton Newman then responded, “It might not have been you.

It might have been the monster you became.” Judge Newman then gave Murdaugh two life sentences without parole in the fatal shootings of his wife and son from 2021.

The pair were found shot to death on the family’s property. For a separate charge of two counts of possession of a weapon during the deadly crime, Murdaugh was not sentenced because of the life sentence.

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