[Crime Stories with Nancy Grace] Legal Heir Alex Murdaugh, Suspect in Wife and Son’s Murders: JURY SELECTION

Before the start of jury selection in the murder trial of former Lowcountry attorney Alex Murdaugh, his defense team had already filed a motion seeking to block testimony on potential blood evidence.

Jury selection continues in Alex Murdaugh’s murder trial. He’s accused of shooting his wife, Maggie, and youngest son, Paul. More than 900 potential jurors were called and then divided up into panels. 32 jurors qualified from the first group. After the other groups are polled, the actual jurors and alternates would be selected from the parred-down pool.

Blood spatter evidence is also being discussed by the lawyers and the judge. Defense attorneys have filed a motion to block testimony on potential blood evidence.

Murdaugh was wearing a white t-shirt when he arrived at the property.  Murdaugh’s defense team argues that their expert, after reviewing a report and analysis from a prosecution witness, said he could not form an opinion on whether the blood stains on Murdaugh’s shirt were consistent with back spatter from a gunshot.

Joining Nancy Grace today:

Mark Tate- Trial Lawyer- The Tate Law Group
Dr. Bethany Marshall – Psychoanalyst (Beverly Hills, CA); Netflix show: ‘Bling Empire’ (Beverly Hills); @DrBethanyLive
Chris Byers
Chris Byers – Former Police Chief Johns Creek Georgia, 25 years as Police Officer, Now a Private Investigator and Polygraph Examiner with Lancaster Information Services in Atlanta
Lee Reiber – Mobile Device Forensic Expert, COO: Oxygen Forensics, Inc., Author: “Mobile Forensic Investigations: A Guide to Evidence Collection, Analysis, and Presentation;” Podcast: “Forensic Happy Hour”
Dr. Michelle DuPre – Former Forensic Pathologist; Medical Examiner and Detective: Lexington County Sheriff’s Department; Author: “Homicide Investigation Field Guide” & “Investigating Child Abuse Field Guide”, Forensic Consultant
Anne Emerson – Senior Investigative Reporter, WCIV ABC News 4 (Charleston, SC); Host of Award-Winning Podcast: “Unsolved South Carolina: The Murdaugh Murders, Money and Mystery; Twitter: @AnneTEmerson

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[Featured image: Alex Murdaugh/Police Handout]