Cops Turn Up Heat on Lawyer in Wild South Carolina Shooting Saga

Published Sep 13 2021 at 10:18 PM GMT
  • Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photo FacebookAlex Murdaugh is officially at the center of a state investigation.
  • The South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) announced Monday that it has opened a probe into Murdaugh, 53, just days after the legal scion was ousted from his firm over allegations of theft and placed in rehab for drug dependency.
  • In a statement to The Daily Beast, the top law enforcement agency in the state confirmed the criminal investigation into Murdaugh is based on allegations that the father-of-two misappropriated funds from his family's law firm, Peters, Murdaugh, Parker, Eltzroth & Detrick (PMPED).



  • Published Sep 13, 2021 10:18 PM GMT