Murdaugh Updates, Captured Fugitive, 2024 Moves – Week In Review 7/15/2023

Multiple developments on multiple fronts …

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It was another huge week of news related to the ‘Murdaugh Murders’ crime and corruption saga – with a new documentary in the works, civil and criminal court cases looming on the horizon and, of course, the publication of the latest round of jail records regarding South Carolina’s most notorious convicted killer, Alex Murdaugh.

Those records included the first jailhouse call from Murdaugh since his incarceration in the S.C. Department of Corrections (SCDC) system – a 42-second chat with his surviving son, Buster Murdaugh.

In this week’s edition of our popular ‘Week In Review‘ program, we walk through all of the latest developments on these various Murdaugh-related fronts.

We also sat down with the man whose office was responsible for prosecuting Murdaugh – South Carolina attorney general Alan Wilson. A preview of that interview is included in this week’s show – with the full interview currently scheduled to drop sometime next week.

Our conversation with Wilson spanned multiple subjects, but the issue featured in the show was the apprehension earlier this week of convicted killer/ gang leader Jeroid J. Price. As our audience no doubt recalls, Price was illegally and unconstitutionally released from a Palmetto State prison back in March – news which first broke here. Wilson talked extensively about the Price scandal – and his ongoing efforts to reform the so-called “justice” system which set Price free.



It was also a tremendously hectic week on the political front. Major developments went down from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (where a botched cocaine investigation has exposed the subservience of law enforcement and the media to the American deep state) all the way down to the Florida panhandle – where donors supporting Ron DeSantis, the top Republican challenger to Donald Trump, appear to be having some second thoughts.

We will dig much deeper into those issues in tomorrow’s edition of our ‘Palmetto Political Stock Index.’

Once again, I want to thank an amazing content team including research director Jenn Wood and special projects director Dylan Nolan. This week I’d also like to send a special shoutout to Callie Lyons, the newest member of our growing operation.

Callie got her first FITSNews byline this week and also contributed to several of the big stories we broke over the past week. We are super excited to have her on the team and cannot wait to see all the ways she will be contributing to our coverage on a host of different stories …

Speaking of … as noted in the episode, this coming week we are launching an exciting new true crime podcast entitled ‘FITS Files.’ You can go ahead and subscribe to the show on Spotify, with an Apple podcast link coming soon!




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Will Folks (Brett Flashnick)

Will Folks is the founding editor of the news outlet you are currently reading. Prior to founding FITSNews, he served as press secretary to the governor of South Carolina. He lives in the Midlands region of the state with his wife and seven children.



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