Alex Murdaugh's South Carolina law license suspended after quitting law firm in wake of shootings

The South Carolina State Supreme Court issued the order to suspend the 53-year-old Murdaugh’s law license until further notice after receiving a request from the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, according to a court document.

SOUTH CAROLINA ATTORNEY PUSHED OUT OF FIRM DAY BEFORE HE WAS SHOT

The Office of Disciplinary Counsel asks this Court to place Respondent on interim suspension pursuant to Rule 17(비) of the Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement (RLDE) contained in Rule 413 of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules (SCACR),” the document states. “Respondent consents to the issuance of an order of interim suspension in this matter.

It is ordered that Respondent’s license to practice law in this state is suspended until further order of this Court.

Murdaugh was reportedly being investigated for the misappropriation of millions of dollars the day before he was allegedly shot in the head on a country road near Varnville, S.C., 토요일에. A family spokesperson said Murdaugh is expected to survive.

월요일에, Murdaugh announced in a statement that he was resigning from his law firm, PMPED, which his grandfather founded over 100 여러 해 전에, and was also entering rehab.

알렉스 머도, 53, (권리) quit his law firm after being shot over the weekend, months after his wife Margaret, 52, and their son, 폴, 22, were shot to death outside their South Carolina home.

알렉스 머도, 53, (권리) quit his law firm after being shot over the weekend, months after his wife Margaret, 52, and their son, 폴, 22, were shot to death outside their South Carolina home. (폭스 뉴스 )

Murdaugh was shot months after Murdaugh found his wife, 매기 머도, 52, and their 22-year-old son, 폴 머도, both shot several times at their Colleton County home on June 7.

It was unclear if Saturday’s shooting was related to the double slaying of his wife and son.

No arrests have been made and the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division has released very little information about the slayings.

그의 사망 당시, Paul Murdaugh was awaiting trial on charges of boating under the influence connected to a February 2019 crash that killed a 19-year-old woman. Investigators have looked into whether the fatal shooting could be related to that case.

No suspects have been named. 폴과 매기 머도가 살해된 직후, 주 수사관들은 그들이 수상한 사건에 대한 조사를 재개하도록 이끄는 정보를 찾았다고 말했습니다. 2015 스티븐 스미스라는 19세 남성의 죽음.

폭스 뉴스’ 루이스 카시아 노, Michael Ruiz and Danielle Wallace contributed to this report.

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