The disgraced South Carolina attorney used to be taken into custody following his begin from a drug rehabilitation facility in Orlando. He arrived Saturday at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Heart in Richland, South Carolina, shut to Columbia, after waiving an extradition listening to in Florida, in accordance with reports.
Murdaugh’s attorney, Dick Harpootlian, had acknowledged Friday that Murdaugh intended to arrive assist to South Carolina voluntarily, after acknowledging that he’ll doubtless face jail time.
In conserving with warrants made public Saturday, Murdaugh used to be charged with two counts of obtaining property by fraudulent pretenses in connection with the property of Gloria Satterfield, a venerable housekeeper who labored at Murdaugh’s dwelling till her loss of life in 2018, Greenville, South Carolina-primarily based FOX Carolina reported.
Satterfield fell at the dwelling, hanging her head, on Feb. 2, 2018, and then died 24 days later, the region reported.
Authorities tell Murdaugh then labored with Satterfield members of the family to position collectively a lawsuit against himself that could per chance permit the survivors to derive an insurance rate, then convinced the Satterfield family to rent legal professional Cory Fleming to advise them, FOX Carolina reported.
Fleming later labored out a deal to derive $505,000 but Satterfield’s survivors had been below no conditions told about the money, the warrants against Murdaugh assert, in accordance with FOX Carolina.
(Hampton County Detention Heart)
The warrants extra deliver that Murdaugh opened a bank legend with the name “Forge” and commended Fleming to send money, within the amount of $403,000, to that legend as an substitute of to Satterfield’s family, the describe acknowledged.
The alleged actions by Murdaugh and Fleming denied Satterfield’s survivors of cash that used to be owed to them, the warrants assert, in accordance with FOX Carolina.
A lawsuit filed by the slack housekeeper’s sons claims Murdaugh took a entire of extra than $4 million that they assume belongs to them.
One by one, Murdaugh has claimed innocence within the unsolved taking pictures deaths of his wife and son, and is alleged to love participated in a scheme to love himself fatally shot so that his surviving son could per chance allegedly derive an insurance rate, authorities like acknowledged.
Murdaugh regarded in a South Carolina court in September concerning the alleged taking pictures living against himself, forward of his admission into the Florida rehab facility.