Murdaugh Murders Podcast

Murdaugh Murders Podcast

For nearly 100 years, one family traded influence and held power in the South Carolina lowcountry until a fatal boat crash involving an allegedly intoxicated heir-apparent shed sunlight on a true crime saga like no-other. Award-winning journalist Mandy Matney of FITSNews.com has been investigating the Murdaugh family since that fateful night in 2019. The now-infamous Murdaugh family is surrounded by seven criminal investigations into insurance fraud, obstruction of justice, the 2021 double homicides of Paul Murdaugh and his mother Maggie, the 2015 murder of young Stephen Smith, and the suicide-for-hire plot of family patriarch Alex Murdaugh. Matney's podcast provides unmatched insight into the horrific deaths, botched investigations and newly-uncovered crimes that are all interconnected. Follow along with Matney's reporting in real time from South Carolina as her exclusive sources guide listeners on a journey to expose the truth wherever it leads. Listen on any streaming service or visit murdaughmurderspodcast.com to learn more. Find us on social media: https://www.facebook.com/MurdaughPod/ | https://www.instagram.com/murdaughmurderspod/ For current & accurate updates: Fitsnews.com or Twitter.com/mandymatney Support Our Mission: murdaughmurderspodcast.com/support-the-show Support the Reporting: fitsnews.com/fitsnews-subscription-options

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January 12, 2022 57 min

For the fourth time in five months, Alex Murdaugh appeared before a judge for a bond hearing on Monday, January 10, 2022. In this episode, Mandy Matney and Liz Farrell will unpack every detail of the intense hearing. 

You’ll hear from attorneys Justin Bamberg and Eric Bland speak on behalf of their clients, alleged victims of Alex Murdaugh,. 

You’ll hear Alex’s attorney Dick Harpootlian dismiss the victims as “the same ole song.” You...

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For nearly 100 years, one family traded influence and held power in the South Carolina lowcountry until a fatal boat crash involving an allegedly intoxicated heir-apparent shed sunlight on a true crime saga like no-other.  

Award-winning journalist Mandy Matney of FITSNews.com has been investigating the Murdaugh family since that fateful night in 2019. The now-infamous Murdaugh family is surrounded by seven criminal investigations i...

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Almost seven months after Paul Murdaugh and Maggie Murdaugh were murdered in Colleton County, South Carolina, multiple sources close to the investigation told FITSNews that physical evidence directly ties Alex Murdaugh to the double homicide.

We've been told that this evidence is substantial, serious and directly links Alex to this gruesome crime. 

And that is a BIG deal. 

In this episode, Mandy Matney and Liz Farrell reveal new i...

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December 29, 2021 42 min

“The law firm dropped the ball here…”

Previously on the Murdaugh Murders Podcast, we told you about how Alex Murdaugh is accused of stealing more than ​​$6.2 million in alleged schemes related to his fake FORGE accounts at Bank of America dating back to 2016.

He’s accused of stealing millions of dollars from clients while he was a partner at the law firm started by his great grandfather - PMPED. 

But so far, PMPED has escaped accounta...

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After years of fighting for justice in her son Stephen Smith’s case, Sandy Smith has a renewed sense of hope that her son’s killer will be found. After she felt blindsided by her former attorney Andy Savage, Sandy Smith has hired Mike Hemlepp, Jr. as her new attorney. Hemlepp believes this case will absolutely be solved. 

If you know any information that could help SLED solve Stephen Smith’s case, PLEASE, call Crimestoppers of the L...

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On Monday, December 13, Alex Murdaugh appeared in virtual court for a bond hearing. The disgraced South Carolina attorney stood before Judge Alison Lee to learn his bond requirements for his 48 state Grand Jury charges. 

Despite some press restrictions, which we will discuss in this episode, Liz Farrell and Mandy Matney of FITSNews.com covered the hearing. 

Hear what happened from two reporters who have following the Murdaughs since ...

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The disgraced South Carolina attorney, Alex Murdaugh, was hit with 21 new felonies from the state Grand Jury. His bond hearing — which was surrounded by skeptism — was postponed and that is a very big deal.

In this episode, we discuss each one of the seven new indictments involving Alex’s alleged scheme and his new bond hearing which was mysteriously postponed.

Sources have told us they expect to see hundreds of charges against Alex ...

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December 8, 2021 36 min

Alex Murdaugh‘s “bulldog” defense attorneys, Dick Harpootlian and Jim Griffin, have apparently launched a war on Satterfield family attorney Eric Bland.

While this might seem like a giant distraction to some, it’s important to take a deeper look at these recent moves by Dick and Jim to figure out what exactly is going on here. 

Are they really trying to silence Eric Bland?

Or is this just about egos?

Lucky for us, Eric is not intimidat...

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On Tuesday, November 30, 2021, SLED released the 911 recording from February 2, 2018 - the day that Gloria Satterfield allegedly fell at the Moselle property and later died in the hospital.

On this tragic call, you can hear Maggie Murdaugh & Paul Murdaugh describe Gloria's condition as the 911 operator battles to glean information from each.

Mandy Matney & Liz Farrell take you through everything they know about Gloria'...

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On Friday, November 19th, we learned that prosecutors issued 27 additional felony charges against Alex Murdaugh bringing the total possible jail time to over a hundreds years and our sources believe that could be just the beginning.

In this special edition we'll review the 27 new counts and expand on the implications as we introduce our new partner in true crime, Liz Farrell. Liz was there when Mandy first discovered inconsisten...

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There are currently seven criminal investigations related to Alex Murdaugh and we'll review the salient points in each to capture a bird's eye view of this heinous saga. The Murdaugh name appears repeatedly in police interviews during the investigation of Stephen Smith's murder, but that was just the tip of the iceberg. In this episode, we'll review the funds Alex is alleged to have stolen from the Satterfield estat...

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While a lot of the recent Murdaugh Murders news has focused on Alex Murdaugh, his insurance fraud schemes, and "assisted suicide" plot, we want to make this episode 17 about Stephen Smith. Because his life mattered too. 


In this episode, we’ll revisit the December 7, 2015 anonymous tip to South Carolina Highway Patrol, examine the December 9, 2015 alternative theory presented by Hampton law enforcement, and the eventual inte...

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On Tuesday, November 2, 2021 Judge Daniel Hall ordered an injunction and appointed receivers to manage and recover funds that could pay alleged victims currently suing disgraced attorney Alex Murdaugh.

Hall made his decision four days after attorney Mark Tinsley presented his arguments to appoint two outside parties — attorney John T. Lay Jr. and former U.S. attorney Peter M. McCoy Jr. — to have control over Alex and Buster Murdaugh...

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Alex Murdaugh was allegedly shot in a botched "Assisted Suicide Plot" on Saturday, September 4th, 2021. In this breaking news episode, we analyze the three calls made to 911 on that fateful day, the charges pending against Alex and the charges pending against the man Alex alleges shot him, Curtis "Eddie" Smith.

We also hear from Eddie Smith's attorney Jonny McCoy whose experiences with the criminal justice system...

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On Tuesday, October 19, South Carolina Judge Clifton Newman made a shocking decision in denying Alex Murdaugh bond. Murdaugh was arrested in Orlando, Florida Thursday and charged with two felony counts of obtaining property by false pretenses related to the Gloria Satterfield case, according to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED). In this special breaking edition of the Murdaugh Murders Podcast, we will walk you thro...

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On Thursday, October 14, Alex Murdaugh was arrested on two felony charges related to the Gloria Satterfield Case. In episode 13 of The Murdaugh Murders Podcast, we speak with Eric Bland about what the charges mean for his clients — the victims — and what is next for Alex Murdaugh. Will he be able to get out of this?


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Gloria Satterfield died suspiciously in 2018 following an alleged “trip-and-fall” incident while working at one of the Murdaugh family homes. In this episode we explore the new developments brought about by attorney Eric Bland and his righteous pursuit for justice. The question in this case now is who will be held accountable. Listen as the case develops and Eric Bland explains all that's happened in the last week.


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Alex Murdaugh was allegedly shot in a botched "Assisted Suicide Plot" on Saturday, September 4th, 2021.


According to arrest warrants, Alex Murdaugh concocted a scheme to commit suicide with the help of Curtis "Eddie" Smith so his son Buster Murdaugh would receive a $10,000,000 insurance payout. Smith's attorney Jarrett Bouchette rejects this assertion. We also hear claims from Murdaugh's defense attorney and ...

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Gloria Satterfield died suspiciously in 2018 following an alleged “trip-and-fall” incident while working at one of the Murdaugh family homes. In this episode we explore the new developments brought about by attorney Eric Bland and his righteous pursuit for justice. Gloria was much more than a housekeeper for the infamous Murdaugh family - she was a mother, a friend and a member of the Hampton community.


To read more about Gloria, ch...

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While a lot of the recent Murdaugh Murders news has focused on Alex Murdaugh, we want to make this episode 9 about Stephen Smith. 

Because his life mattered too. 


The Murdaugh name was brought up more than 40 times during the course of the investigation of Stephen Smith’s death in 2015. 

In this episode, we’ll hear SCHP patrol investigator Todd Proctor interviewing several Hampton Kids about Stephen ’s death. 


To read more about Stephe...

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