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latest news Alex Murdaugh had Curtis Smith shot at him for insurance fraud: police

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HAMPTON, SC – The prominent South Carolina lawyer who was gunned down months after his wife and son were killed at their family hunting estate reportedly conspired to have another man kill him so his other son would receive his $ 10 million life insurance policy, state police say.

Monday’s announcement of charges against another South Carolina man is the latest twist in the saga of Alex Murdaugh, Hampton’s attorney linked to several state inquiries and whose family members had served for decades. generations at the local prosecutor’s office.

Murdaugh was put on the co-accused list as the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division announced charges against Curtis Edward Smith, 61, who faces charges of assisted suicide, Highly aggravated assault and battery, pointing and presenting a firearm, insurance fraud and conspiracy to commit insurance fraud.