Netflix’s fashionable true-crime docuseries Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal has been renewed for a second season, together with three new episodes popping out on September 30, Netflix introduced on Thursday.The new episodes will cowl Alex Murdaugh’s March 2023 homicide trial, which had not but taken place when the unique episodes had been launched in Feb. 2023, and can piece collectively details about what occurred the evening that Paul and Maggie Murdaugh had been murdered.
What Is Murdaugh Murders About?
Season 1 of the Murdaugh Murders launched the historical past of the Murdaughs, a outstanding southern household who owned a revered regulation agency in Hampton, South Carolina. It analyzed a number of suspicious deaths that occurred across the Murdaugh household, together with the demise of native teenager Mallory Beach in a ship crash involving Paul Murdaugh, son of lawyer Alex Murdaugh.
The third episode culminated with Paul and his mom Maggie’s homicide on June 7, 2021. It additionally mentioned the unusual conduct from Alex Murdaugh that adopted Paul and Maggie’s deaths and suspicions that he might need had one thing to do with it. Alex Murdaugh denied any involvement of their deaths and mentioned he had been visiting his mom that night and returned residence to search out his spouse and son shot to demise.
The reality of what occurred that evening would be the focus of the brand new season.
“On March 2, 2023, Alex Murdaugh was discovered responsible of the homicide of his spouse, Maggie, and son, Paul. The world watched with bated breath as a verdict was introduced. The folks of the Lowcountry had been ready the higher a part of two years to know what occurred the evening of June 7, 2021,” reads Netflix’s official description of the brand new season.
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“Season 2 will characteristic first-hand accounts from those that had been there the times main as much as and following the murders, giving extra perception than ever into that lethal evening, together with Blanca Turrubiate-Simpson (Former Murdaugh Family Housekeeper) and Mushelle “Shelly” Smith (Caregiver for Libby Murdaugh) — who grew to become a number of the strongest witnesses on the trial — Curtis Edward Smith (aka Cousin Eddie), and Gwen Generette, one of many trial’s jurors. Morgan Doughty, Paul’s ex-girlfriend, Anthony Cook, Paul’s good friend, and Valerie Bauerlein, Wall Street Journal reporter, additionally return,” Netflix added.
The new season might be directed and executive-produced by Michael Gasparro and Julia Willoughby Nason. The first season was directed by Nason and Jenner Furst.
The first three episodes of Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal are actually streaming on Netflix.
Main Image: A nonetheless of the Murdaugh household residence within the Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal courtesy of Netflix