Alex Murdaugh law partner talks crime scene problems, thefts

A former law partner of Alex Murdaugh testified at his double murder trial Wednesday that more than a dozen people walked around the scene of the killings of Murdaugh’s wife and son before South Carolina law enforcement and first responders arrived. Once state agents arrived, Murdaugh, his law partners and friends were sent to the sprawling property’s home, which authorities hadn’t entered since Murdaugh called 911 to say his wife and son were shot. While the defense had Ball highlight what he saw as problems at the crime scene and Murdaugh’s devotion to family, prosecutors on cross examination used Ball to walk through Murdaugh’s apparent lies to police.

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