Lethal injection is the primary way prisoners are executed in the state, however, lawmakers legalized nitrogen hypoxia as an alternative execution method in 2018. Gov. Ivey signed it into law in March 2018, according to the Birmingham News.
Forensic investigators are now attempting to “determine the origin” of the bone found in the green Nissan Pathfinder, which police confirmed belonged to Stephanie Van Nguyen, who vanished with her two children nearly two decades ago and allegedly penned a suicide note.
The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has never officially identified Alex Murdaugh as a person of interest in the murders of his wife, Maggie, and son, Paul, despite the comments of the legal scion's lawyer.