Additional Charges Filed Against Alex Murdaugh

More indictments against Alex Murdaugh have been filed by the South Carolina State Grand Jury. With the additional four charges against him, Murdaugh is facing 79 charges in 15 indictments, alleging schemes to defraud victims out of almost $8.5 million. He is also facing an additional 3 indictments locally as well as nine civil suits filed directly against him and others connected to him. Murdaugh is accused of misappropriating settlement funds in connection to the 2018 death of his long time housekeeper and other charges stemming from an incident where he allegedly hired someone to kill him so his son could get his insurance payout. Authorities are also in the midst of investigations on the unsolved deaths of his wife and other son.