It’s a case that has garnered national attention and outrage…and it happened in South Carolina. Netflix is ready to roll out a three-part docuseries on the Alex Murdaugh case entitled Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal. Murdaugh is accused of killing his wife, Maggie, and son, Paul, at their estate in Islandton, South Carolina. Jury selection begins on January 23rd.
According to The State, the series will examine the death of Mallory Beach on board a boat driven by a drunken Paul Murdaugh, as well as the murders of Paul and his mother. The series also touches on the mysterious death of the Murdaugh’s housekeeper, and that of Stephen Smith, who was found dead in the middle of a South Carolina Low Country road in 2015.
That’s not all. Alex Murdaugh, who was arrested in July 2022, has already been indicted on nine counts of tax evasion. It’s a lot to unpack in three episodes. However, Netflix promises multiple first-hand accounts from people who’ve never spoken publicly about these incidents until now. Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal debuts February 22nd. You can see the trailer here.