Why is Murdaugh Murders a top-trending topic online right now? HOLR is getting to the bottom of it while exploring the Alex Murdaugh Reddit thread.

Alex Murdaugh, 54, is currently on trial for the murder of his wife and son.

Here is what people are talking about right now.

Alex Murdaugh Trial

Alex Murdaugh was arrested in 2021 for killing his wife, Maggie, and son, Paul. According to this article, Murdaugh’s double murder trial continued Wednesday in which details regarding his alleged opioid addiction were told to the jury. Previously, Murdaugh’s lawyers claimed he had been battling opioid addiction for years. During the trial Wednesday, a claim came about where it was mentioned Murdaugh spent $50,000 a week on drugs- drugs which Murdaugh allegedly purchased from his cousin.

4147 Moselle Road Islandton SC

THe killings took place at 4147 Moselle Road Islandton Sc. The property is 1,772 acres and was listed for sale for $3.9 million. It is believed that Alex owes $2 million on the property.

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Maggie, Paul, and Alex Murdaugh

This cousin- Curtis “Eddit” Smith- has also been accused of being involved in a murder-for-hire plot. As a result, he allegedly shot Murdaugh in the head so that Murdaugh’s surviving son could collect a $10 million life insurance policy.

This trial is expected to last at least 2 more weeks. Murdaugh has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and two related weapons charges. He has pleaded not guilty.

Murdaugh Murders Netflix

The ‘Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal’ is coming to Netflix as the platform’s latest true crime special. According to this website, “Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal tells the story of the Murdaugh family, their rise to power and sway with law enforcement, and details the suspicious deaths that have destroyed their family legacy.”

As mentioned here, “In South Carolina’s Lowcountry, the Murdaugh family dynasty began to crumble after a series of events over the course of six years caused the deaths of five people.”

Check out the trailer here. It comes out on February 22nd. 

Murdaugh Murders Reddit

MurdaughFamilyMurders is currently trending on Reddit where users are discussing breaks in the case, news updates, and the current trial.

One user posted an update on the trail in which jurors reportedly heard Murdaugh confess to orchestrating a roadside shooting as mentioned here.

Another user questioned Murdaugh’s actions in the courtroom, where in which “the timing of sniffles, coughing and nose-blowing also stand out.”

The Murdaugh Murders is a trending topic on Reddit so users will continue to take to the platform to discuss any discoveries.

Published by HOLR Magazine.