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Is Alex Murdaugh in Jail? Bio, Age, College, Wife, Kids, Murder, Job

Is Alex Murdaugh in Jail? Bio, Age, College, Wife, Kids, Murder, Job

Facts of Alex Murdaugh

Full Name: Alex Murdaugh
Birth Date: June 17, 1958
Age: 64 years
Gender: Male
Profession: Attorney
Country: United States
Horoscope: Gemini
WifeMargaret Kennedy Branstetter Murdaugh
MarriedMargaret Kennedy Branstetter Murdaugh
Net Worth$1 million
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorBlonde
Birth PlaceSouth Carolina
StatusMarried
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityWhite
ReligionChristianity
EducationWade Hampton High School, University of South Carolina
FatherRandolph Murdaugh III
MotherElizabeth Alexander Murdaugh
SiblingsMarvin Murdaugh.
KidsRichard Alexander Jr. and Paul Terry.
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An American lawyer, Alex Murdaugh came into the limelight for killing his wife and youngest son. 

Where is Alex Murdaugh from?

Alex Murdaugh opened his eyes to this beautiful world on 17 June 1958. He was born in South Carolina, United States. As of 2022, he is 64 years old. His sun sign is  Gemini according to his date of birth. Alex celebrates his birthday on the 17th of June every year.

Alex is the son of Randolph Murdaugh III (father) and Elizabeth Alexander Murdaugh (mother). He has three siblings. His brother’s name is Marvin Murdaugh. He holds American citizenship and belongs to white ethnic background. Similarly, he follows Christianity as a religion.

Where did Alex Murdaugh study?

Alex completed his high school at Wade Hampton High School. Likewise, he graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and a Juris Doctorate.

Who is Alex Murdaugh’s Wife?

Alex is single at the moment. However, he was married to his late wife Margaret Kennedy Branstetter Murdaugh. The duo was a university couple that met at the University of South Caroline. They tied the knot in the 1990s. Their relationship doesn’t seem well as he killed his wife.

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Caption: Alex Murdaugh with his late wife (Photo: People)

Does Alex Murdaugh have children?

Alex is the father of two children. He and his late wife had given birth to two adorable sons. Their names are Richard Alexander Jr. and Paul Terry.

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Caption: Alex Murdaugh with his family (Photo: NBC)

What is Alex Murdaugh’s Net Worth?

Alex has an estimated net worth of around $1 million before going to jail. He was able to collect that sum of money from his career as a lawyer. Likewise, an American lawyer has an average salary of around $126,930. He might have been earning the same amount from his career.

What did Alex Murdaugh do?

Alex claimed to have stolen $2.27 million from two counties. He was charged with 79 counts of breach of trust with intent to defraud. Alex was also charged with 23 new counts of financial fraud. He intended to commit suicide by hiring a man in a scheme to collect $10 million in life insurance for his son.

Why was Alex Murdaughtaken in custody?

Alex was taken into custody for murdering his wife and younger son outside their home more than a year ago. But, until now, he had not been taken in custody in connection with the deaths of his wife and son. He is accused of killing his wife with a rifle and his son with a shotgun, according to grand jury indictments returned in Colleton County, where the shootings occurred.

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Caption: Alex Murdaugh was taken into custody (Photo: NYT)

They don’t say anything about how, after 13 months of investigation, police linked him to the deaths. He had repeatedly denied any involvement in the deaths, claiming that he was visiting his mother and ailing father when he returned to their estate and discovered his son and wife had been murdered. According to Alex’s Defense attorney:

“Alex wants his family, friends and everyone to know that he did not have anything to do with the murders of Maggie and Paul. He loved them more than anything in the world,”

Is Alex Murdaugh still in jail?

While Alex Murdaugh is in jail and unable to make the more than $7 million bond, he stated that he could contribute to the apartment.

Is there a documentary about the Murdaugh family?

Yes, there is a documentary about the Alex Murdaugha family. HBO Max is planning a multi-part documentary series about the case. The documentaries name is Murdaugh Family Mysteries.

How tall is Alex Murdaugh?

Alex stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches while he has a body weight of around 95 k. Similarly, he has a pair of brown eyes and blonde hair.

Career Line of Alex Murdaugh

  • Alex was an American Attorney by profession.
  • He was a worker at PMPED Law Firm as a legal advisor.

FAQ of Alex Murdaughtaken

What is the nationality of Alex Murdaughtaken?

Alex holds American citizenship as a nationality.

Where did Alex Murdaugh go to study?

Alex completed his high school at Wade Hampton High School. Likewise, he graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts in political science and a Juris Doctorate.

What is Alex Murdaugh’s Net Worth?

Alex has an estimated net worth of around $1 million.

Why was Alex Murdaughtaken in custody?

Alex was taken into custody for murdering his wife and younger son outside their home more than a year ago