On Thursday, the trial of Alex Murdaugh, who is accused of murdering his wife and son, continued with a heart-wrenching testimony from his friend, who said Murdaugh had stolen money from the law firm he worked for. The friend, who was not identified, wept as he described how Murdaugh had betrayed him.
The Chief Financial Officer of Murdaugh’s former law firm also testified, saying she had confronted him about missing funds the morning of the murders.
The trial then shifted its focus to Murdaugh’s best friend, who testified that he had been betrayed by Murdaugh. The friend, who was not identified, wept as he described how Murdaugh had stolen money from the law firm.
Finally, Murdaugh’s colleagues took the stand and detailed his alleged financial crimes, which included stealing money from the law firm and transferring it to an empty jury box.
The trial is set to continue on Friday and is expected to conclude soon.
This story is developing and will be updated as more information becomes available.