Former law firm releases statement after verdict

Johnnie Pratt

“THE COURT FOUND THAT AT THE END OF THE STATE’S CASE THAT THERE’S SUFFICIENT EVIDENCE TO FIND THE DEFENDANT GUILTY.” ALEX MURDAUGH.. IS GUILTY .. ON ALL FOUR COUNTS .. OF MURDERING HIS WIFE AND SON. HIS SENTENCING HEARING.. HAPPENING LATER THIS MORNING. LET’S CHECK IN WITH OUR NIKIYA CARRERRO OUTSIDE THE COLLETON COUNTY COURTHOUSE. NIKIYA .. WHAT IS MURDAUGH FACING FOLLOWING THE VERDICT. THERE ARE *THREE OUTCOMES.. IF YOU’RE FOUND GUILTY OF MURDER IN SOUTH CAROLINA. THE FIRST… 30 YEARS TO LIFE IN PRISON. LIFE IN PRISON WITHOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE. OR THE DEATH PENALTY. MURDAUGH WILL AVOID THE DEATH PENALTY… SINCE PROSECUTORS INDICTED THEY’RE SEEKING LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE. LAST NIGHT WE SPOKE TO WALTERBORO’S TOURISM DIRECTOR.. ABOUT *HOW THIS TRIAL HAS IMPACTED THE AREA. THIS CASE HAS GRIPPED THE ATTENTION OF PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD. THIS SMALL TOWN OF WALTERBORO .. SAW A *WAVE OF TOURISTS OVER THE LAST SIX WEEKS. INCLUDING A NORTH CAROLINA WOMAN WE SPOKE TO LAST NIGHT .. WHO SAYS SHE SHOWS UP TO COURT EVERY MORNING.. AROUND THREE A-M. “MY HUSBAND WAS VERY SUPPORTIVE.. MY MOM CAME LAST WEEK.. THE PAST TWO WEEKS I’VE BEEN GOING BACK AND FORTH OR GETTING A HOTEL ROOM” SHE ALSO TOLD US SHE WAS HOME YESTERDAY… AND – *NEARLY MISSED CATCHING THE VERDICT IN PERSON … BUT HER INTUITION TOLD HER TO COME BACK. JURORS TOOK LESS THAN THREE HOURS TO FIND MURDUAGH GUILTY. ABC’S FAITH ABUBEY WALKS US THROUGH WHAT WE SAW IN COURT LAST NIGHT. AFTER WEEKS AND WEEKS OF TESTIMONY IT TOOK THE 12 PERSON JURY LESS THAN THREE HOURS TO HAND DOWN THAT UNANIMOUS GUILTY VERDICT. SCRIPT: DISGRACED FORMER SOUTH CAROLINA ATTORNEY ALEX MURDAUGH LEAVING THE COLLETON COUNTY COURTHOUSE IN HANDCUFFS MOMENTS AFTER A JURY FOUND HIM GUILTY IN THE DEATHS OF HIS SON AND WIFE. NATS: GUILTY VERDICT… THE 12 PERSON JURY UNANIMOUSLY CONVICTING MURDAUGH ON TWO COUNTS OF MURDER AND TWO COUNTS OF POSSESSING A WEAPON DURING A VIOLENT CRIME. A DRAMATIC END TO THE SIX WEEK TRIAL FULL OF TWISTS AND TURNS PROSECUTORS UNRAVELING A DOUBLE MURDER CASE TIED TO LIES, CORRUPTION AND FINANCIAL CRIMES BY THE ONCE POWERFUL LAWYER. JUDGE CLIFTON NEWMAN THE EVIDENCE OF GUILT IS OVERWHELMING MURDAUGH’S WIFE AND SON WERE SHOT TO DEATH NEAR THE FAMILY’S DOG KENNELS ON JUNE 7TH 2021. THE 54 YEAR OLD’S ALIBI QUESTIONED AFTER PROSECUTORS REVEALED HIS VOICE WAS CAUGHT ON THIS VIDEO SHOT BY HIS LATE SON MINUTES BEFORE THE MURDERS. NATS BUBBA! MURDAUGH FINALLY ADMITTING ON THE WITNESS STAND THAT HE LIED TO INVESTIGATORS ABOUT THE LAST TIME HE SAW THE VICTIMS. PROSECUTOR THANKS FAITH. SENTENCING IS SET TO START THIS MORNING AT NINE THIRTY. FRANK BACK TO YOU. NIKIYA BEFORE YOU GO .. HAVE WE HEARD FROM MURDAUGH’S DEFENSE? FRANK THEY HAVEN’T MADE ANY STATEMENTS SO FAR.. BUT THEY TELL US THEY PLAN TO SPEAK ABOUT AN HOUR AFTER SENTENCING IS OVER. THANKS NIKIYA. LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT SOME REACTION TO THE VERDICTS. MURDAUGH’S FORMER LAW FIRM.. IS NOW KNOWN AS THE PARKER’S LAW GROUP. LAST THEY PRAISED THE VERDICT IN A POST ON FACEBOOK.. AND SAID IN PART QUOTE “THE ACTIONS OF ALEX MURDAUGH ARE SHOCKING TO US ALL.” ONLY DAYS AFTER THE MURDER OF MAGGIE AND PAUL… THE FIRM FIRED ALEX MURDAUGH … AFTER BEING ACCUSED OF MISUSING FUNDS. HE’S NOW FACING NEARLY 100 CHARGES RELATED TO FINANCIAL CRIMES. THE ATTORNEY’S REPRESENTING THE MURDAUGH’S FAMILY LATE HOUSEKEEPER RELEASED A STATEMENT THAT SAYS IN PART QUOTE .. “ALEX MURDAUGH WILL DRINK FROM THE SAME CUP OF JUSTICE AS EVERY OTHER CITIZEN AND OTHER CONVICTED MURDERERS.” 1:17 “SHE’S ON THE GROUND. SHE’S ON THE GROUND. SHE’S ON THE GROUND. IS SHE CONSCIOUS? NO, NOT REALLY SATTERFIELD’S SON TESTIFIED IN COURT. THE MURDAUGH’S SAY … SATTERFIELD DIED AFTER A FALL AT THEIR HOME. BUT STATE INVESTIGATORS HAVE REOPENING THE CASE IN TO THE CAUSE OF HER DEATH. MURDAUGH HAS ADMITTED TO STEALING THE MONEY.. IN THE WRONGFUL DEATH SUIT.. MEANT TO GO TOWARD HER FAMILY. “I THINK THE JURY MUST HAVE SEEN THE GUY IS A LIAR AND ONCE YOU KNOW HE’S A LIAR YOU CAN’T BELIEVE ANYTHING HE’S SAID.” FORMER NFL STAR.. OJ SIMPSON.. WHO’S NO STRANGER TO A MURDER TRIAL HIMSELF.. ALSO WEIGHING IN. HE SAYS ONCE MURDAUGH ADMITTED ON THE STAND HE LIED TO INVESTIGATORS.. JURORS WOULD FIND IT HARD TO BELIEVE *ANYTHING HE SAID. AGAIN.. ALEX MURDAUGH’S SENTENCING HEARING STARTS THIS MORNING A

Alex Murdaugh’s former law firm releases statement after murder conviction

PMPED, now known as Parker Law Group, was founded in 1910 by Randolph Murdaugh Sr.

Above video: Reactions pour in following Murdaugh verdictJust minutes after Alex Murdaugh was convicted for the murders of his wife and son, his former law firm released a statement.Murdaugh was found guilty Thursday night for killing his wife, Maggie, and son, Paul, on June 7, 2021 on the family’s nearly 1,800-acre property.Video Evidence: Footage shown to the jury in the Alex Murdaugh double murder trialVideo: Alex Murdaugh’s full testimony from his double murder trialMurdaugh Timeline: This is what happened the night Paul and Maggie were murderedThe Parker Law Group, formerly PMPED, released a statement on its website and Facebook page which read, “The actions of Alex Murdaugh are shocking to us all. Tonight’s verdict, which was rendered after a thorough and fair trial, brings justice and some closure to this awful matter. Maggie and Paul died tragically and for reasons we may never fully comprehend. They were much beloved, and we will forever mourn their loss.”PMPED was founded in 1910 by Randolph Murdaugh Sr. It was renamed after it came to light that Alex Murdaugh had been embezzling large amounts of money from the firm over the course of several years.Alex’s brother, Randy Murdaugh, continues to work at the firm.

Above video: Reactions pour in following Murdaugh verdict

Just minutes after Alex Murdaugh was convicted for the murders of his wife and son, his former law firm released a statement.

Murdaugh was found guilty Thursday night for killing his wife, Maggie, and son, Paul, on June 7, 2021 on the family’s nearly 1,800-acre property.

The Parker Law Group, formerly PMPED, released a statement on its website and Facebook page which read, “The actions of Alex Murdaugh are shocking to us all. Tonight’s verdict, which was rendered after a thorough and fair trial, brings justice and some closure to this awful matter. Maggie and Paul died tragically and for reasons we may never fully comprehend. They were much beloved, and we will forever mourn their loss.”

PMPED was founded in 1910 by Randolph Murdaugh Sr. It was renamed after it came to light that Alex Murdaugh had been embezzling large amounts of money from the firm over the course of several years.

Alex’s brother, Randy Murdaugh, continues to work at the firm.

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