Alex Murdaugh trial jury selection now underway
Published Date: 1/24/2023
Source: WCNC
A saga that has gained national interest has trust a small South Carolina town into the spotlight as jury selection begins for the Alex Murdaugh double-murder trial. The judge and lawyers for the prosecution and defense began asking potential jurors question Monday as court gaveled in. The former South Carolina attorney -- and member of a prominent legal family in the state -- is facing charges of killing his wife and son in June 2021. The charges against him and the trial surrounding them will also put Colleton County and the county seat of Walterboro, a town of about 5,500 people, at the center of the public consciousness. READ MORE: