Alex Murdaugh's addiction to opioids and his depression over the shooting deaths of his wi...

Attorney for Alex Murdaugh: Opioid addiction caused him to hatch roadside shooting plot – Today.com

Alex Murdaugh's addiction to opioids and his depression over the shooting deaths of his wife and son led him to concoct a plot to have a man kill him so his son could claim a multi-million dollar insurance policy, his attorney said in a TODAY exclusive on Wednesday.Attorney Dick Harpootlian said Murdaugh told his legal team on Monday that he "clearly knew what he's done was wrong" and that his opioid abuse led him to embezzle money from his law firm to buy drugs.Murdaugh, 53, allegedly plotted to have a man shoot and kill him earlier this month so that …

 

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