SAVANNAH, Ga. (WTOC) – Alex Murdaugh sits in jail in Columbia, South Carolina tonight but up coming week a bond hearing is established for him in Colleton County.
Murdaugh faces two counts of murder in the deaths of his wife and son.
Gloria Satterfield’s family lawyer Eric Bland says these indictments do not come as a shock but are even now a shock as it’s these types of a huge final decision in the situation from Murdaugh.
Gloria Satterfield is one of several loss of life investigations in the internet of Murdaugh household scenarios.
In February 2018, Satterfield, the Murdaugh relatives housekeeper, tripped and fell down the stairs of their property finally primary to her death weeks later. Bland spoke these days about the indictments in the fatalities of Maggie and Paul Murdaugh as nicely as the hottest in Gloria’s scenario.
“We realized they have been coming, we just waited for it. Yet again, it was a chilly tough brace when you heard about it.”
Lawyer Eric Bland addressing the most the latest developments in the scenario towards Alex Murdaugh.
“This murder circumstance is going to be a circumstantial situation. The two witnesses are lifeless, Maggie and Paul are useless. Dick Harpootlian is a superb law firm, it is heading to be a fight of the experts, The state’s going to have huge forensics professionals.”
And for his have customers, the Satterfield spouse and children, days like Thursday are significantly challenging.
“They relive anything just about every day. Just about every time there’s a new information cycle.”
SLED reopened the dying investigation of Gloria Satterfield final tumble. and made the determination to exhume her body for an autopsy previous thirty day period.
“Within the future pair of months, her entire body is likely to be exhumed. SLED is heading to perform with us to make positive it’s a respectful procedure, you know, it’s a hugely psychological matter for the spouse and children.”
Even so, Bland maintains they really don’t feel Alex experienced anything to do with Gloria’s dying.
“They have to do this, because they have to make absolutely sure Alex did not have a hand in Gloria’s dying. We really don’t consider he did, we really do not feel her loss of life was intentional. She was a beloved loved ones member of them. I certainly consider Alex made use of it as an prospect to enrich himself.”
Bland, referring to the income owed to the Satterfield family members that they by no means saw. Past thirty day period, Murdaugh agreed to a $4.3 million settlement with the spouse and children admitting to liability in a lawsuit filed by her sons.
“From our client’s standpoint, they’ve gotten justice… as justice can be outlined.”
We attained out to the Murdaugh family’s spokesperson for remark and have not listened to back
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