Who was Alex Murdaugh and what happened to him?
ALEX Murdaugh made headlines after his wife and son were fatally shot back in June 2021.
Just three months later, he was back in the headlines after it was confirmed on September 4 that he was shot in the head.
Who was Alex Murdaugh?
Murdaugh was a lawyer from Hampton County South Carolina.
A 1990 graduate of the University of South Carolina, Murdaugh holds a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Political Science along with Juris Doctorate Degree.
In 1994, Murdaugh was admitted to the South Carolina Bar and has been practicing ever since.
According to his bio, Murdaugh was known for "representing injured people in all areas of personal injury law, including trucking cases, products liability and wrongful death."
He also serves as a part-time Prosecutor for the 14th Judicial Circuit.
What happened to him?
On September 4, he was found shot in the head on the 15000 block of Salkehatchie Rd.
The attorney was transported to a hospital in Savannah. His condition is currently unknown.
His lawyer Jim Griffin, was the first to confirm the news and said that he was on his way to Charleston when he ran into car problems.
What happened to Alex Murdaugh's family?
Murdaugh's death comes just three months after the murders of his wife Maggie, 52, and son Paul, 22.
On June 7, Maggie and Paul were found shot to death with what appeared to be from an assault rifle.
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