Maggie and Paul Murdaugh’s injuries detailed in court filing, possible murder weapon disclosed
The Colleton County Courthouse where the Alex Murdaugh double murder trial is taking place. - Getty Images/iStockphoto/Getty Images North America/TNS

WALTERBORO, S.C. — A new motion in the double murder case against Alex Murdaugh gives graphic details of the injuries that killed his wife and son in June 2021, and suggests prosecutors may have identified a murder weapon from the guns seized at Murdaugh’s rural family home the day of the murders. Testing at a State Law Enforcement Division facility, a SLED agent concluded that “some of the .300 cartridges retrieved from the firing range and near the residence were fired and/or loaded into, extracted, and ejected by the .300 Blackout rifle taken from the property,” according to a motion filed ...