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Alex Murdaugh Trial: Defense Witness Says Crime Scene Wasn’t Properly Cleared, Found Piece Of Skull ‘The Size Of A Baseball’

Posted on AllSides February 23rd, 2023
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A defense witness and former law partner of disgraced South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh testified Wednesday that the crime scene where Murdaugh’s wife and son were murdered wasn’t properly cleared.

Mark Ball told jurors that he and more than a dozen other people – Murdaugh’s former law partners and friends – walked around the crime scene shortly after Murdaugh’s wife Maggie and son Paul were murdered. He said he arrived just 45 minutes after Murdaugh called 911, but before police arrived, The New York Post reported.

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