Eight years after the body of 19-year-old Stephen Smith was found on a road in Hampton County, South Carolina, just 15 miles from the Murdaugh family home, authorities are investigating the death as a homicide.
Josh Duggar, who appeared with his family on the TLC reality show "19 Kids and Counting" and was convicted on charges of receiving and possessing child pornography, had another two months added to his prison sentence.
Among the legal issues Alex Murdaugh faces after being convicted of the murders of his wife and youngest son is the upcoming trial in a wrongful death suit involving Mallory Beach, a 19-year-old killed in a boating accident.
Susana Morales was last seen alive on July 26, 2022, when she left a friend's house. Her remains were found on Feb. 6 in Gwinnett County and former police officer Miles Bryant is facing felony murder and kidnapping charges.
Fresh off his sentencing of life in prison without parole for the fatal shootings of his wife Maggie and youngest son Paul, Alex Murdaugh was seen with a newly shaved head in a mugshot taken just hours later.
Before jurors began deliberations in Alex Murdaugh's double murder trial Thursday afternoon, a juror was removed and replaced with an alternate earlier in the day for having improper conversations outside the courtroom.
The horror unfolded after Rony and Josue Castaneda crashed the wedding reception of Joe Melgoza and his bride Esther Melgoza in Chino on Dec. 14, 2019, then returned in the early morning of Dec. 15 with baseball bats.
Alex Murdaugh said during cross-examination that the dogs at the kennels on his property didn't seem to detect any strangers in the moments leading up to his wife Maggie and son Paul being killed nearby, as prosecutors sought to undermine his timeline of events.