26 episodes

Understand Murdaugh is a podcast from The Post and Courier, South Carolina’s largest newspaper. Our award-winning reporters have spent more than a year digging into the Murdaugh saga to bring you the latest news and in-depth analysis as we cover this story of drugs, deceit and death in South Carolina’s rural Lowcountry.

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Understand Murdaugh is a podcast from The Post and Courier, South Carolina’s largest newspaper. Our award-winning reporters have spent more than a year digging into the Murdaugh saga to bring you the latest news and in-depth analysis as we cover this story of drugs, deceit and death in South Carolina’s rural Lowcountry.

    Alex Murdaugh's colleagues detail his alleged financial crimes to an empty jury box

    Alex Murdaugh's colleagues detail his alleged financial crimes to an empty jury box

    In addition to more law enforcement testimony, the defense and prosecution argued if Alex Murdaugh's financial crimes could be presented in his double-homicide trial. If presented, they could become part of a larger section of evidence concerning Murdaugh's character. This was presented in front of a jury-less courtroom and will continue tomorrow.

    • 8 min
    Family friends identify Alex Murdaugh's voice in video shot before murders

    Family friends identify Alex Murdaugh's voice in video shot before murders

    • 12 min
    Debate over whether Alex Murdaugh confessed continues

    Debate over whether Alex Murdaugh confessed continues

    Alex Murdaugh's defense attorneys got a chance to cross examine SLED agent Jeff Croft, leading to a back-and-forth over whether Alex confessed to killing Paul and Maggie during his second interview with the agency.

    In this daily update episode hosts Jocelyn Grzeszczak and Eric Russell dive into the debate surrounding Alex's wording and the discussion of firearms and phone records on Tuesday.

    • 11 min
    Paul Murdaugh's final texts revealed and Alex's second SLED interview

    Paul Murdaugh's final texts revealed and Alex's second SLED interview

    Alex Murdaugh's defense attorneys got a chance to cross examine SLED agent Melinda Worley. The Jury also heard from SLED agent Jeff Croft, who testified about an interview he had with Alex three days after the murders.

    In this daily update episode hosts Jocelyn Grzeszczak and Eric Russell discusses the Monday's testimony and the recording of Alex's interview played in the courtroom.

    • 11 min
    Understand Murdaugh: Footage from Alex Murdaugh's first interview with investigators

    Understand Murdaugh: Footage from Alex Murdaugh's first interview with investigators

    Two investigators testified Friday about their initial encounter with Alex Murdaugh and the crime scene on the night Paul and Maggie Murdaugh were murdered.

    In this daily update episode reporter Jocelyn Grzeszczak discusses the new details revealed during the second day of testimony in Alex Murdaugh's murder trial.

    • 7 min
    Food trucks pop up in Walterboro as Murdaugh trial begins

    Food trucks pop up in Walterboro as Murdaugh trial begins

    Our award-winning reporters have spent more than a year digging into the Murdaugh saga to bring you the latest news and in-depth analysis as we cover this story of drugs, deceit and death in South Carolina’s rural Lowcountry.

    But because this story involves so many people – including the folks in Walterboro, who’ve ended up hosting the state’s so-called trial of the century – we’re also covering what’s going on outside the courthouse.

    And on January twenty-third, a lot of what was going on was Southern cooking.

    • 4 min

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