Posted by on September 9, 2021 5:01 am
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Lawyer Whose Son and Wife Were Killed Has Law License Suspended

COLUMBIA, S.C.—The South Carolina Supreme Court indefinitely suspended the law license of prominent attorney Alex Murdaugh on Wednesday, two days after his law firm said he took money from the business. The one-page order by Chief Justice Don Beatty said he acted at the request of the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, which investigates misconduct by attorneys in South Carolina. The order said Murdaugh agreed with the interim suspension, but it gave no further details. Murdaugh found the bodies of his wife and son, shot multiple times, at the family’s Colleton County home on June 7. On Saturday, he told police someone shot at him as he changed a tire on the side of a rural road. A family attorney has suggested someone cut the tire before Murdaugh left. State police haven’t commented on the shooting. Agents said Murdaugh was grazed by the bullet. He was released from the hospital two …

Originally appeared on The Epoch Times

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