New details in double murder of prominent South Carolina mother, son

Authorities say Alex Murdaugh called 911 after finding the bodies of his 22-year-old son, Paul, and his 56-year-old wife, Maggie.
2:10 | 06/16/21

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Transcript for New details in double murder of prominent South Carolina mother, son
Two new details on that murder mystery in South Carolina a mother and son from a prominent family. Found dead police revealing it was the father who discover them and then called 911. Even pilgrim is there a top Carolina with the latest on the investigation this morning good morning Eva. Good morning Amy it's in more than a week's at this double. Or murder and so far there have been no arrests no suspect's name but this morning for the first time. Investigators giving us a timeline of what happened that night. This morning new. As investigators try to find who killed two members of one of south Carolina's most prominent families. Authorities say Alec Murdoch called 911 just after 10 PM last Monday night he had just arrived home. Fighting the bodies of his 22 year old son Paul. And his 56 year old wife Maggie knew the dog kennels outside the family's hunting lodge was a star dot star and I mean we're right here on the main right. Take. The county corner saying the shootings happened sometime between nine and 930 that night investigators say both had been shot multiple times. Paul Murdoch had been awaiting trial accused of being under the influence in 2019 while crashing a boat. Killing nineteen year old passenger Mallory beach Murdoch had pleaded not guilty in the case. All controversial lieutenant ballroom where beds and one person. Beaches Stanley extending their sympathies to the Murdoch family in a statement saying. Having suffered the devastating loss of their own daughter the family prays that the murder Alice can find some level of peace from this tragic loss. It is their most sincere hope that someone will come forward and cooperate with authorities. So that the perpetrators of these centrist crimes can be brought to justice. And say law enforcement here telling you they have been working out rally. Clock on this case they tell us that they have submitted the forensic evidence from the scene to their lab. That is being processed at this time and we hope the Finley get some answers either thank you.

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