Agent Insists Alex Murdaugh Suggested He Killed His Son
A state agent insisted Tuesday he heard a possible confession from Alex Murdaugh even after defense attorneys for the disgraced South Carolina lawyer slowed the audio down during Murdaugh's double murder trial.
At question is whether Murdaugh said I did him so bad" or They did him so bad as he sobbed and spoke to state agents during a recorded interview three days after Murdaughs wife and son were killed.
State Law Enforcement Division Senior Special Agent Jeff Croft testified he was 100% confident Murdaugh said I." That could be interpreted as a confession from Murdaugh that he fatally shot his son Paul with a shotgun near kennels at their Colleton County home and hunting lodge on June 7, 2021. Murdaugh's wife, Maggie, was shot several times with a rifle and her body was found nearby.
Prosecutors haven't explained why they have emphasized the comment.
What were the things going through your mind when you heard, or misheard, I did him so bad?'" defense attorney Jim Griffin asked Croft during cross-examination. I wasnt a good dad? I spoiled him? Or, I killed him?"
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